List the symbol and atomic number of each element.
Here, we are going to write the symbol and atomic number of the given elements.
Dalton was the first scientist to use the symbols for elements in a very specific sense. When he used a symbol for an element he also meant a definite quantity of that element, that is, one atom of that element.
Symbols of some elements are formed from the first letter of the name and a letter, appearing later in the name. Other symbols have been taken from the names of elements in Latin, German or Greek.
The number of protons if an atom is called its atomic number. It is denoted by ‘Z’. All atoms of an element have the same atomic number.
The symbols and atomic numbers of the given elements are:
Symbol - B
Atomic number (Z) = 5
Symbol - Ne
Atomic number (Z) = 10
Symbol - Ag
Atomic number (Z) = 47
Symbol - Hg
Atomic number (Z) = 80
Symbol - Cm
Atomic number (Z) = 96