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why there will be change in number of nutrons in atoms?

Asked by munuswamy9999 30th October 2014, 9:00 PM
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Dear munuswamy9999@gmail.com

Thanks for asking us a question in Ask the Expert section of TopperLearning.com.

We all know that there exist isotopes for elements. In order to make these isotopes stable there is requirement of certain number of neutrons. Due to this number of neutrons vary in atoms. For instance, Carbon-12 has six neutrons, and it is stable. Carbon-14 has eight neutrons and it happens to be radioactive.

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Answered by Expert 31st October 2014, 1:00 PM
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