The reason as to why there is a need to count atoms by weighing them is to be stated. Concept Introduction: Atoms contain protons, electrons and neutrons. The protons and electrons have positive and negative charge respectively, which balances the overall charge of an atom. Neutron does not contain any charge. Besides the presence of sub-particles, the atom is considered as the smallest particle.

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Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337399425

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Chapter 8, Problem 13ALQ
Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The reason as to why there is a need to count atoms by weighing them is to be stated.

Concept Introduction:

Atoms contain protons, electrons and neutrons. The protons and electrons have positive and negative charge respectively, which balances the overall charge of an atom. Neutron does not contain any charge. Besides the presence of sub-particles, the atom is considered as the smallest particle.

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