How many neutrons does oxygen have?

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Oxygen, in its basic form, has eight neutrons. Its symbol is O, its atomic number is 8, and its atomic mass is 15.9994 amu.
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Oxygen
In its most abundant isotope, oxygen has 8 neutrons.
To calculate the number of neutrons in an isotope of any element, use the formula Mass Number - Atomic Number = Number of Neutrons.
Oxygen has 8 protons and 8 neutrons in the nucleus. It also has 8 electrons in its orbitals. Oxygen likes to form 2 covalent bonds with other atoms.
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