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An element's atomic number is 52. How many electrons would an atom of this element have?

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asked by jessica
  1. the atomic number is the number of protons in the nucleus

    since atoms are electrically neutral, the number of electrons must be ?

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    posted by scott
  2. Hey, a neutral atom has exactly as many electrons as protons ! (Tellurium by the way)

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  3. 52?

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