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Unformatted text preview: b. Have no mass c. Basically tiny “bits of energy” d. Negatively charged e. Number of electrons in an atom CAN change. 9. What is meant by “atomic number” i.e. how is it determined? A. Number of Protons in Nucleus B. Atomic Number CANNOT change. 10. What is meant by “atomic mass” and how is it determined? A. AM = Number of Protons + Neutrons B. AM CAN change if number of Neutrons changes. 11. What is an isotope and how are they formed? A. Atom with a different Atomic Mass than native state. OP. Electrons A. In a native state, # of Protons = # of Neutrons, thus no charge on Atom in native state...
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2009 for the course BIOL 1406 taught by Professor Mrs.longlet during the Spring '09 term at Lamar State College–Port Arthur.
- Spring '09