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one neutron is added to the nucleus of an atom of Carbon-12. how has the atom been changed?
It has a greater atomic mass?

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    Yes, the mass is greater, the atomic number stays the same (so it's still carbon) but it is an isotope of carbon; i.e., carbon 12 and carbon 13 are isotopes of carbon.

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    Thank you!

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