Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 2 - Sections 2.1-2.9 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 42a

Answer

Inconsistent

Work Step by Step

Rutherford's nuclear theory states that most of the atom’s mass and all of its positive charge are contained in a small core called the nucleus, and that most of the volume of the atom is empty space in which the electrons are dispersed. Hence, volume of a hydrogen atom is not due to the proton.
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