Chemistry Question #133
Alysha Gulutzan, a 10 year old female from the Internet asks on February 16, 2000,
How many electrons, protons, and neutrons make up a nickel atom?
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answered on February 16, 2000
The best place for questions like this is the online periodic table on the web at Sheffield University in England- click on element #28, Ni (Nickel) to find everything you ever wanted to know about nickel.
The answer is 28 electrons, 28 protons, and 30 or 32 Neutrons. Most nickel atoms have 30 Neutrons, but some have 32, 33, or 34. The ones with more are called isotopes.
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