Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 4 - Atoms and Elements - Exercises - Problems: 29

Answer

B is inconsistent. Rutherford believed that most of the space occupied by an atom is empty space through which electrons travel.

Work Step by Step

D is also inconsistent. Rutherford believed that the number of protons in an atom is equal to its number of electrons to make the atom charge neutral.
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