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A conductor is made of atoms which have protons, neutrons, and electrons. It is the flow of electrons between two points which allows currant to flow.

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Does current electricity have protons and neutrons or just electrons?

Electricity contains protons, neutrons and electrons because it needs a nucleus which contains protons and neutrons, as well as electrons, which make up electricity

Protons plus neutrons plus electrons equals mass number?

no just protons + neutrons but always number of electrons= number of protons( in an atom)

How many electrons protons and neutrons does sulfur hve?

Sulfur has... Protons: 16 (just like its atomic number) Neutrons: 16 Electrons: 16

Which have no electric charge electrons protons or neutrons?

neutrons, just think neutron = neutral

What is the mass number of an element that consists of 6 protons 6 electrons and 8 neutrons?

Just add the protons and the neutrons. The answer is 14.

Makes up protons neutrons and electrons?

Protons and neutrons are their own substances. They make up all things, animate or inanimate. Therefore, protons & neutrons are just part of a cell.

What is the mass of atoms protons electrons and neutrons?

Protons and neutrons have roughly the same mass (1 amu or "atomic mass unit"). Electrons have significantly less. So, to get an estimate for the atomic mass of an atom just add the protons and neutrons.

Where are the protons of cobalt located Where are the neutrons located Where are the electrons located?

The protons and neutrons of cobalt just like any other element are located in the nucleus whereas the electrons are located in the energy shells.

How does protons nuetrons and electrons differ?

All have spin one-half. Protons have a charge of positive one; electrons, negative one; neutrons, neutral. Protons and neutrons have about the same mass; electrons are much less massive. Protons and neutrons have an internal structure -- ie, they are composed of quarks -- while electrons are just themselves. The first two are "hadrons" and the latter is a "lepton."

What is the number of protons neutrons and electrons in an atom of zirconium 90 that has overall charge and an atomic number of 40?

Because atoms are classified by the number of protons, zirconium 90 has 40. So, Electrons: 40 Protons:40 Neutrons:50 (Because the '90' just means neutrons + protons.)

How do you figure out protons electrons neutrons?

Find the atomic number. That tells you the number of protons and electrons (in a neutral atom). Then find the atomic weight. The number of protons plus the number of neutrons will equal the atomic weight. So if you know the wt. just subtract the number of protons and you will have the number of neutrons.

How many protons neutrons and electrons does iron-56 have?

There are 26 protons, 30 neutrons, and 26 electrons. To find the protons, look at the periodic table. Iron (Fe) has an atomic number of 26, so that's also how many protons it has. Since it is not an ion, it has to have the same number of electrons as protons, so there are also 26 electrons. To find the neutrons, you just have to take 56-26 (number of protons) to get 30.

How do you figure out how many electrons protons and neutrons are in an atom by the atomic number?

you use the mass number for the neutrons. you take away the atomic nomber from the mass number and the answer is the number of neutrons. for the electrons and the protons you just write the atomic number.

The element sodium has a larger mass than the element neon. How is this possible when neon has so many more valence electrons?

sodium has more protons and neutrons. electrons have practically no mass, valence electrons are just outer orbital electrons. sodium has 11 protons, 11 electrons, and 12 neutrons. Mass is 23. neon has 10 protons, 10 electrons, and 10 neutrons. Mass is just 20. The neon atom has 10 protons and 10 neutrons for a mass number of 20. The sodium atom has 11 protons and 12 neutrons for a mass number of 23. The number of valence electrons has no bearing on mass number or atomic weight.

What thing in the world has no electron in the atom?

All atoms have electrons. if there were no electrons it would just be a bunch of protons and neutrons

How many protons electrons and neutrons does copper have?

Copper 63: 29 protons, 29 electrons, 34 neutronsCopper 65: 29 protons, 29 electrons, 36 neutronsCopper The number of protons in an atom of an element is the same as the atomic number. So finding the number of protons in an atom just consists of looking at a periodic table. Copper's atomic number is 29, so it has 29 protons.In a neutral atom, the number of electrons will equal and balance the number of protons, so it would also be 29 electrons.The number of neutrons will depend on the isotope you have. Atoms of the same element can exist with different numbers of neutrons - these are what we call isotopes. However, there are only two isotopes of copper, 63Cu and 65Cu, which have 34 and 36 neutrons respectively.

How are protons neutrons and electrons arranged to form an atom?

i just learned about it in school but i forgot how

How many protons neutrons and electrons does iodine 131 have?

The 131 number is the mass number: the sum of the number of protons and neutrons. Iodine has 53 protons and will have 53 electrons if its a neutral atom. To find the number of neutrons, just subtract the mass number with the number of protons 131 - 53 = 78 neutrons. See link below for periodic table.

What is the mass number of an atom that comtains 7 electrons 7 protons and 10 neutrons?

The mass number is seventeen. Just add the number of protons and neutrons, and there you go.

Atomic mass represents the weight of an atoms protons neutrons and electrons however the atomic mass is generally used to refer to just the number of protons and neutrons why?

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What is the Number of electrons in a proton?

There are no electrons in a proton. Rather, the number of electrons equal the number of protons. Take Chlorine for example, there are 17 protons. Therefore; there are 17 electrons. And just for fact, there are 18 neutrons.

Central core of an atom?

An atom is made up of negatively-charged electrons, positively-charged protons, and neutral neutrons. (The alliteration for positive protons and neutral neutrons helps in memorizing their charges. Electrons are just whatever charge is left over.)The protons and neutrons make up the nucleus while electrons float around in the surrounding electron cloud, which is bound to the nucleus by the attraction to the oppositely charged protons via electromagnetic force.Electrons are significantly smaller than protons and neutrons.Protons and neutrons can further be broken down into what are known as quarks.Science is amazing.

Is an electron just a name for both neutrons and protons?

No. Protons and neutrons make up the nucleus of the atom. Electrons orbit the nucleus. The best way to think about an atom is to look at it as a miniature version of our solar system. The nucleus would be the sun (protons and neutrons) and the electrons would be the planets, orbiting around it.

What particle helps hold the nucleus together?

i think it is just the electrons that rotate around the neutrons and protons. since protons are positive and neutrons are negative they attract. it keeps the atom together.

Can you determine the element just by the number of neutrons?

Nope. You gotta know the number of protons, and often electrons.

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