Classify the following statements as consistent or inconsistent with Rutherford's nuclear theory as it was originally stated. Help Reset Consistent Inconsistent A nitrogen atom has seven protons in its nucleus and seven electrons A phosphorus atom has 15 protons in its nucleus and 150 electrons outside Since electrons are smaller than protons, and since a hydrogen atom contains only one proton and one electron, it must follow that the volume of a hydrogen atom is mostly due to the proton. outside of its nucleus. of its nucleus. The majority of the mass of a fluorine atom is due to its nine electrons.

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Classify the following statements as consistent or inconsistent with Rutherford's nuclear theory as it was
originally stated.
Help
Reset
Consistent
Inconsistent
A nitrogen atom has seven protons in
its nucleus and seven electrons
A phosphorus atom has 15 protons in
its nucleus and 150 electrons outside
Since electrons are smaller than
protons, and since a hydrogen atom
contains only one proton and one
electron, it must follow that the volume
of a hydrogen atom is mostly due to
the proton.
outside of its nucleus.
of its nucleus.
The majority of the mass of a fluorine
atom is due to its nine electrons.

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Classify the following statements as consistent or inconsistent with Rutherford's nuclear theory as it was originally stated. Help Reset Consistent Inconsistent A nitrogen atom has seven protons in its nucleus and seven electrons A phosphorus atom has 15 protons in its nucleus and 150 electrons outside Since electrons are smaller than protons, and since a hydrogen atom contains only one proton and one electron, it must follow that the volume of a hydrogen atom is mostly due to the proton. outside of its nucleus. of its nucleus. The majority of the mass of a fluorine atom is due to its nine electrons.

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