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Isotopes of Hydrogen

Name the three isotopes of the element whose atomic number is 1. (b) What collective name do we give to a mixture of these three isotopes when they are present in the same ratios as in the universe as a whole?

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Protium: this one has no neutrons in the nucleus
Deuterium: this one has one neutron in the nucleus ...

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Isotopes of hydrogen, with atomic number of 1, is determined. There are three possible isotopes with different numbers of neutrons in the atomic shell.

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