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# What is equal to the number of protons which is equal to the number of electrons?

Updated: 8/11/2023 Wiki User

13y ago

Do you mean what does the number of protons equal? This is the atomic number of the element. All isotopes of an element will have the same number of protons, only the number of neutrons varies. Wiki User

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In the case of a neutral atom, the number of electrons will be equal to the number of protons.

In the case of a neutral atom, the number of electrons will be equal to the number of protons.

In the case of a neutral atom, the number of electrons will be equal to the number of protons.

In the case of a neutral atom, the number of electrons will be equal to the number of protons.   Wiki User

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in an atom the proton number, also known as the atomic number, is equal to the number of electrons in that atom.   Wiki User

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In the case of a neutral atom, the number of electrons will be equal to the number of protons.   Wiki User

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The number of Electrons.   Wiki User

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atomic number   Wiki User

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### Is the number of valence electrons equal to the number of protons?

No, the number of total electrons is equal to the number of protons.

### Do protons and electrons have the same number?

Yes, the atomic number is equal to the number of protons. The number of protons is also equal to the number of electrons

### Is the number of protons no of electrons?

Yes , the no. of electrons is equal to the no. of protons

### How many electrons versus protons in an atom?

The number of electrons should = the number of protons.

### When atoms are at rest what do they have an equal number of?

protons and electrons protons and electrons

### In a neutral atom the number of electrons equals the number of what?

The number of electrons should equal the number of protons, otherwise you have an ion.

### If an atom contains 15 electrons it will also have 15?

Protons, because electrons are equal to the atomic number and protons are equal to the number of electrons.

### How would you figure the number of protons or electrons in an atom?

The number of protons in an atom is equal to its atomic number. In a neutral atom, the number of electrons is equal to that of protons. If the atom is negatively charged, add it to the number of electrons; and if positive, subtract.

### What is The atomic mass of an element is equal to?

The number of protons, electrons, and neutrons:P

### What is a number of protons also number of electrons in an element?

Yes, they are equal. Every atom will have an equal amount of protons and electrons.

### Does the number of electrons in an atom give its atomic number?

The number of protons is equal to atomic number; in a neutral atom the number of electrons is also equal to the numbers of protons.

### What is the relationship between the atomic number and the electrons in neutral atom?

In a neutral atom the number of protons is equal to the number of electrons. And by definition the atomic number of an atom is equal to the number of protons in it. So the atomic number of a neutral atom is equal to the number of protons or the number of electrons in the atom.