What Is Isotope?


Isotope is defined as a form of a chemical element having the same atomic number and nearly identical behavior as other element but having a different atomic mass.
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Every atom has a certain number of protons, electrons and neutrons. Protons carry a positive charge, electrons carry a negative charge and neutrons do not carry a charge. Protons
Isotopes are different types of atoms of the same chemical element , each having a different number of neutrons. Correspondingly, isotopes differ in mass number but not in atomic
A different neutron count in the same element. Such as the isotopes of carbon. Carbon 12, carbon 13 and carbon 14. All have these various neutron counts that give and average mass
Geological dating, using the Carbon Isotope, Carbon-14.
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Let's say an atom is missing a neutron or has an extra neutron. That type of atom is called an isotope. An atom is still the same element if it is missing an electron. The... More »
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