Problem: Consider an atom of 10B.What is the symbol of the atom obtained by adding one proton to 10B?

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We’re being asked to determine the symbol for an atom (10B) that has obtained one proton.


An element can be represented as:


You can determine the identity of the element using its atomic number:

Atomic number (Z): 

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Consider an atom of 10B.

What is the symbol of the atom obtained by adding one proton to 10B?

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