What is the atomic mass of neon?

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Sep 11, 2016

Answer:

Neon has an atomic mass of about 20 this isotope contains 10 protons and 10 neutrons.

Explanation:

Actually Neon would be lested as having an atomic mass of about 20.18 because of a mixute of isotopes.

Z= Atomic number the number of protons in the nucleus which defines the element. in this case Z=10 and this means neon but there is also 10 neurons in the nucleus of the major isotope whcich gives it ^20Ne. The other minor isotope is ^22Ne which has 12 neutrons and 10 protons in its nucleus.