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kinglegend:

what is key to a atoms identity?

kinglegend:

DreamingWitch:

what do you think it is?

kinglegend:

electrons

DreamingWitch:

wait hold on, is that a quiz-

kinglegend:

no

Vocaloid:

you kind of need to know/memorize this we define atoms based on how many protons they have. for example, every atom with exactly 6 protons is carbon, regardless of how many electrons or neutrons it has. furthermore, if an atom has some different number of protons (like 5 or 7) then you know it' s not carbon.

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