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# What are the two isotopic forms of boron?

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## Isotopes:“Isotopes are defined as the atoms of the same element, having the same atomic number but different mass numbers.”Isotopic forms of Boron:Boron is a non-metal having $7$ atomic number. The number of protons in its nucleus is $5$ along with $5/6$ neutrons depending upon the isotopic form.Boron exists in two isotopic forms that are ${}^{10}\mathrm{B}\mathrm{and}{}^{11}\mathrm{B}$.The abundance of ${}^{10}\mathrm{B}$ is $19.8%$ while ${}^{11}\mathrm{B}$ is present in $80.2%$ abundance.The isotopes of Boron are used extensively in the nuclear industry.

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