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.
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The number of neutrons is the difference between the atomic mass of an isotope and the atomic number of the element; each isotope of calcium has a different number of neutrons. See
Normal Calcium (Ca-40) has 20 neutrons. Calcium isotopes could have...
The number of protons found in the nucleus of calcium is the same as its atomic number: 20.
It has 20 protons, usually 20 neutrons, and since it has no charge it must have 20 electrons to match the charge of the 20 protons. More details in the link below. Source(s) http:
1 Additional Answer Answer for: how many neutrons are in calcium
In its most abundant isotope, calcium has 20 neutrons.
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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