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kaylala
 one year ago
Describe and explain:
the experimental basis that the atom occupies a very small fraction of the volume of the atom
kaylala
 one year ago
Describe and explain: the experimental basis that the atom occupies a very small fraction of the volume of the atom

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thomaster
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the atom occupies a small fraction of the volume of the atom? I think you mean the nucleus occupies a small fraction of the volume of the atom. The nucleus has most of the mass but most of the volume is occupied by the electron cloud. See it like this: dw:1372246548123:dw

kaylala
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhh. sorry about that i't the nucleus

ardalan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Rutherford experiment is the experimental evidence for the fact that you have mentioned.

ardalan
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Here are useful links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geiger –Marsden_experiment http://myweb.usf.edu/~mhight/goldfoil.html

kaylala
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ardalan please explain further

chmvijay
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what you are not understanding may i know ?
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