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

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

Apr 13, 2018



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?