## Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

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# Chapter 2 - Chemical Compounds - Questions for Review and Thought - Review Questions - Page 90a: 2a

#### Answer

Protons are 18000 times heavier

#### Work Step by Step

Protons weigh $1.67 \times 10^-24$ g while electrons weigh $9.11 \times 10^-28$ g. Thus, protons are much more heavy (18000 times more heavy) than electrons.

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