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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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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There are usually 7 neutrons in oxygen. I say usually because some atoms have different isotope versions of themselves or have bonded with another element or molecule that has changed
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there are 8.
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Oxygen has 8 neutrons. Have a great day!
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8. You can arrive at this answer by looking at Oxygen's Atomic # 8, meaning it has 8 protons. Then look at it's weight, 16. Now subtract 16 - 8 and you arrive at 8, which means 8
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