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Identify the atom whose nucleus is composed of 56 protons and 82 neutrons

Jessie Thompson

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Victoria Fowler on December 18, 2018

An atom is the smallest particle of an element that can take part in a chemical reaction. Its structure has a nucleus and energy levels. The nucleus of an atom contains protons and neutrons, while the energy levels that contain electrons.For a particle that contains 56 protons (atomic number) and 82 neutrons, has 56 electrons, because the number of protons and neutrons in an uncharged atom are equal.The atom, in this case it must be an isotope of Barium from the barium has an atomic number of 56 .

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