Asked in Elements and Compounds
What is the number of charged protons neutron and electron in magnesium?
Each magnesium atom has 12 electrons and 12 protons (which are always charged), because magnesium has an atomic number of 12. In order to find the number of neutrons, the atomic mass number must be known. The number of neutrons can be determined by subtracting the number of protons from the atomic mass number. ...
Asked in Magnesium
What is potassium and magnesium?
POTASSIUM: Potassium is a chemical element. It has the symbol K and atomic number 19. MAGNESIUM: Magnesium is a chemical element with the symbol Mg, the atomic number 12, and an atomic mass of 24.31. Magnesium is the ninth most abundant element in the Earth by mass. It constitutes about 2% of the Earth's crust by mass, and it is the third most abundant element dissolved in seawater. ...