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

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the 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|
ohhh. sorry about that i't the nucleus
Rutherford experiment is the experimental evidence for the fact that you have mentioned.

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Here are useful links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geiger–Marsden_experiment http://myweb.usf.edu/~mhight/goldfoil.html
please expound
@ardalan please explain further
what you are not understanding may i know ?

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