Asked in Atoms and Atomic Structure
How many neutrons are in uranium?
April 25, 2010 7:49AM
Uranium has many isotopes and each isotope has a different number of neutrons (N).
N = atomic weight of the isotope - atomic number of uranium (A=92)
The number of neutrons of the isotope 92U238 is 238-92=146 and the number of neutrons of the isotope 92U235 is 235-92=143.