Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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

Chapter 4 - Atoms and Elements - Exercises - Questions: 7

Answer

Matter is usually charge neutral. Matter tends to revert to charge neutral if possible by containing equal numbers of protons and electrons.

Work Step by Step

All matter would then be attracted or repelled by each other. Where objects would normally simply rest on a table, objects could levitate if the charges were equal. Other objects would stick together in abnormal situations.
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