Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 22 - Think and Explain - Page 427-428: 49


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It is relatively easy 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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