Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 2 - Chemical Compounds - Questions for Review and Thought - General Questions: 110a

Answer

The two protons and the two neutrons are in the nucleus, and the electrons orbit the nucleus.

Work Step by Step

The two neutrons and the two protons are densely packed in the nucleus. The electrons are in orbitals, and they form an electron cloud.
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