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What are isotopes?

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Problem 22Q

What are isotopes?

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 Isotopes are atoms with the same number of protons but that have a different number of  neutrons. Since the atomic number is equal to the number of protons and the atomic mass is the sum of protons and neutrons, we can also say that isotopes are elements with the same atomic number but different mass numbers.

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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