## Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley

# Chapter 22 - Think and Explain: 61

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#### Work Step by Step

It is relatively easier to "scrape off" and exchange electrons because they are loosely bound on the outside of atoms. Protons, on the other hand, are very tightly bound within atomic nuclei.

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