# Question d961f

Feb 9, 2017

The number of ${e}^{-}$ in an neutral atom is equal to the number of proton . i.e 6
As the atomic number shows the number of proton or electron in an neutral atom.

#### Explanation:

The atomic number is the number of protons present in an neutral atom. So to make the atom electrical neutral the number of electrons should also be equal.

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