Problem: Identify the following elements. 83209X

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We have to identify the given element: 83209X.

Recall that the symbol of an element is written is this way:


Atomic number (Z): 

• represents the identity of the element

• reveals the number of protons

• in a neutral element:

number of protons = number of electrons

Mass number (A)

• reveals the number of protons and neutrons

mass number = number of protons + number of neutrons

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Identify the following elements.


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