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what is Relative Atomic Mass?
The relative atomic mass of an element is the average mass of an atom,
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what is an isotope?
isotopes are atoms of an element that have the same number of protons, but a different number of neutrons.
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why do the number of protons equal the number of electrons in an atom?
The atoms have to have no charge so they have to balance each other out.
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what is ionic bonding?
the electrostatic attraction between two oppositely charged ions.
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why do atoms react with each other?
Atoms react with each other because they want to be stable. Atoms are s
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what is an isotope?

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isotopes are atoms of an element that have the same number of protons, but a different number of neutrons.

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why do the number of protons equal the number of electrons in an atom?

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what is ionic bonding?

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why do atoms react with each other?

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