An element has 43 protons and 50 neutrons. What is the atomic number of this element?

Apr 13, 2018

43

Explanation:

Atomic number is given by number of protons in the nucleus..

Apr 13, 2018

$43$

Explanation:

The atomic number of an element is the same thing as its proton number, as protons alone are responsible for the element's identity...So, if the element has $43$ protons, its atomic number would be $43$.

Looking at the periodic table, could you tell me what this element is?