What are Isotopes? Explain by giving an example?

Asked by  | 2nd Oct, 2012, 02:14: PM

Expert Answer:

Any of two or more forms of a chemical element, having the same number of protons in the nucleus, or the same atomic number, but having different numbers of neutrons in the nucleus, or different atomic weights.


Isotopes of Hydrogen:
Hydrogen
Deuterium
Tritium

Isotopes of Carbon:
Carbon - 12
Carbon - 13
Carbon - 14

Answered by  | 2nd Oct, 2012, 03:45: PM

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