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How many electrons does argon have?


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December 02, 2016 2:02AM

In its non-ionized state, which is usually how it is found since it's an inert gas, argon has 18 electrons.
All atoms have the same number of electrons and protons. According to the periodic table, argon has 18 protons. It therefore also has 18 electrons.
Number of Protons/Electrons: 18