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Unformatted text preview: element symbol. For example, the nuclear symbols of the element hydrogen are: 11H, 21H, 31H Pretend that the superscipts and subscripts line up on top of each other - they should do so in your homework problems, even though they don't in my computer example ;-) Answer The element with 32 protons is germanium, which has the symbol Ge.The mass number is 32 + 38 = 70, so the nuclear symbol is (again, pretend the superscripts and subscripts line up): 7032Ge...
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