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kaylala

  • 2 years 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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  1. thomaster
    • 2 years ago
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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|

  2. kaylala
    • 2 years ago
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    ohhh. sorry about that i't the nucleus

  3. ardalan
    • 2 years ago
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    Rutherford experiment is the experimental evidence for the fact that you have mentioned.

  4. ardalan
    • 2 years ago
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    Here are useful links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geiger –Marsden_experiment http://myweb.usf.edu/~mhight/goldfoil.html

  5. kaylala
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    please expound

  6. kaylala
    • 2 years ago
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    @ardalan please explain further

  7. chmvijay
    • 2 years ago
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    what you are not understanding may i know ?

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