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Positively charged particle of an atom
What is the charge of the proton?
Where do you find a proton?
In the NUCLEUS of an atom.
Which subatomic particle is responsible for the type of element?
What does "subatomic" mean?
particles that are part of atoms and smaller
Argue the following:
Can a subatomic particle be an element?
- Elements are determined by protons and nothing else required.
- For example, a single proton is Hydrogen and does not require electrons or neutrons although it may have them in varying amounts depending on the situation.
An atom has 40 electrons and is neutral.
How many protons does it have?
What particle can be found in the nucleus of an atom along with protons?
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