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What conclusions can be drawn about the existence of carbon-12, carbon-13, and carbon-14?

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These are forms of carbon and they accommodate 6 neutrons and 6 electrons but each contains a difference number of protons - 6, 7, and 8 respectively.
These are isotopes of carbon and they all contain 6 protons and 6 electrons but each contains a difference number of neutrons - 6, 7, and 8 respectively.
These are configurations of carbon and they have 6 protons and 6 neutrons but each contains a difference number of electrons - 8, 7, and 6 respectively.
These are ions of carbon and they consist of 6 protons and 6 electrons but each contains a difference number of neutrons - 8, 7, and 6 respectively.
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These are isotopes of carbon and they all contain 6 protons and 6 electrons but each contains a difference number of neutrons - 6, 7, and 8 respectively.

^ This is the answer because an isotope changes the atomic mass, NOT atomic number. That means that the neutrons are changed, not the protons.

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