Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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Chapter 32 - Elementary Particles - Questions: 11


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.
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