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 - Review Questions: 11

Answer

Rutherford's nuclear model of the atom suggested that all of the positive charge and most of the mass of an atom is concentrated in a tiny nucleus.

Work Step by Step

Also, most of the atom's volume is empty space. Furthermore, atoms contain equal amounts of positive and negative charge, resulting in a particle that is electrically neutral.
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