Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 32 - Elementary Particles - Questions: 11

Answer

The $\Delta$ baryon has B=1 and a spin of 3/2, so it is made of three quarks (with no antiquarks).

Work Step by Step

Table 32-3 shows that quarks have charge of +2/3 or -1/3. Three quarks can have a charge of 2, 1, 0, or -1 but cannot have a charge state of -2.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.