Ions - electrically neutral 2.3 Atoms and Ions A neutral...

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2.3 Atoms and Ions The number of protons is the atomic number Number of protons decides which element it is Every Carbon atom has 6 protons If it has 7 protons it is Nitrogen If it has 5 protons it is Boron Carbon atom also has 6 electrons so it’s
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Unformatted text preview: electrically neutral 2.3 Atoms and Ions A neutral atom has the same number of protons as electrons Chlorine (Cl) has 17 protons and 17 electrons Ions are atoms with a charge (not neutral) and will have a different number of electrons...
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