# Given the nuclear equation #""_1^1H + X -> _3^6Li + _2^4He#, what is the particle represented by #X#?

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Apr 8, 2018

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#### Explanation:

We have the nuclear equation:

In a nuclear equation, the total mass and the number of protons stay the same.

There is only

Also, there is only

The element with four protons on the periodic table is beryllium, and its symbol is