Problem: Consider an atom of 63Cu. How many protons, neutrons, and electrons does this atom contain?

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Recall that the symbol for an element or ion is as follows:



From the periodic table:

  • Atomic number of Cu is 29 → number of protons, which means Cu has 29 protons.
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Consider an atom of 63Cu. How many protons, neutrons, and electrons does this atom contain?


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