# How many neutrons does sodium have?

There are 12 neutrons in a Sodium atom. To determine the number
of neutrons in a specific element's atom, find the number of
protons (its atomic number, which in this case is 11) and subtract
it from the mass number (the number below the symbol in a periodic
table rounded which in this case is 23).

Sodium23 has 12 neutrons.

there are 12 neutrons in a sodium atom