How many neutrons are in calcium?


Calcium, classified as an alkaline earth metal, has the symbol Ca on the periodic table. It has 20 protons, 20 electrons and 20 neutrons. Dairy products are a great source of calcium.
Q&A Related to "How many neutrons are in calcium?"
The most stable isotope, calcium-40 has 20 neutrons.
Calcium has 20 neutrons, protons, and electrons. The symbol is Ca,...
1. Find the element on the periodic table and note its atomic number. This is normally shown in the upper left of the box containing the element's symbol. For example, the atomic
Calcium-40 has an atomic weight of approx. 40 (obviously) To find the number of neutrons, you would subtract the number of protons that a calcium atom has, which is always going to
1 Additional Answer Answer for: how many neutrons are in calcium
Calcium has 20 neutrons in its most abundant isotope.
To calculate the number of neutrons in an isotope of any element, use the formula Mass Number - Atomic Number = Number of Neutrons.
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