An element containing 30 protons, 30 electrons and 26 neutrons will have what symbol?

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Dec 28, 2015

Answer:

If there are 30 protons, the element must be zinc.

Explanation:

The number of protons, i.e. positively charged nuclear particles, gives the identity of the element. Here #Z# #=# #30#; therefore, the element is zinc.

There are 26 neutral nuclear particles, so we have #""^56Zn#.

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