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anonymous
 4 years ago
Compare the structure and numbers of subatomic particles in an electrically neutral atom of carbon and an isotope of carbon.
anonymous
 4 years ago
Compare the structure and numbers of subatomic particles in an electrically neutral atom of carbon and an isotope of carbon.

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JFraser
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1carbon12 vs. carbon13. How many protons, neutrons, and electrons do those 2 atoms have?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Carbon12 has 6 protons neutrons and electrons, carbon13 has 6 protons, 6 electrons, and 7 neutrons.

JFraser
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That's it. In terms of structure, where are those 3 pieces located?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hint: They can either be located in the nucleus or orbitals!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are neutrons in the nucleas and protons and electrons in the orbitals?

JFraser
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1protons and neutrons are both big, heavy objects...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So carbon13 would be heavier since it has 7 neutrons....?

JFraser
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1true, and where are those neutrons and protons found?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0They're found in the nucleus, right?

JFraser
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Correct. The protons and neutrons provide (nearly) all the atom's mass located at the nucleus, while the electrons occupy the empty space around the nucleus in their various orbitals.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the answer would be something like this..? Carbon12 has 6 protons, neutrons, and electrons. Carbon13 has 6 protons, electrons, and 7 neutrons. So Carbon13 would be heavier since it has 7 neutrons. Neutrons and protons are found in the nucleus. The protons and neutrons provide mostly all of the atom's mass located at the nucleus, while electrons occupy the empty space around in the nucleus in various orbitals.

JFraser
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That should sufficiently answer the question

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, thanks for the help :)
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