Flashcards in Periodic Table of the Elements Deck (16):
The mass number of an element is the sum of its ____ and _____
protons and neutrons
What is the number of electrons in nitrogen?
A proton is
A positively charged particle
Sugar water would be an example of
Which particles are found in the nucleus of an atom?
The atomic number is equal to
the number of electrons, the number of protons
What is the number of protons in carbon?
Column 1 elements like to form ___ by losing one of their electrons.
The defining unit of any element, or the unit that lets you know what element a substance is, is the ____________________.
The smallest particle of an element that still has all the properties of the element is called __________________.
According to the periodic table, the last column (18) are called the ________ ___________
What group does carbon belong in?
According to the periodic table, the first column (1) are mostly
According to the periodic table, the elements in the second column (2) are called the
Fluorine would most likely ____________
gain an electron, bond with sodium, bond to itself