Particles in Atoms

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  • Created by: Luke.P4
  • Created on: 23-04-15 15:53
What is an atom made up of?
Protons, neutrons, electrons
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True or false? The number of protons is not equal to the number of neutrons.
False
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What is the relative mass of an electron?
1/2000
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What is the difference between alpha and beta?
Alpha is made up of a helium nucleus where as beta is an electron. Alpha is slow and heavy whereas beta is light and fast. Alpha is strongly ionising whereas beta is moderately ionising. Beta is more penetrating than alpha.
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What is a positron?
The antiparticl
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True or false? The number of protons is not equal to the number of neutrons.

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False

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What is the relative mass of an electron?

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What is the difference between alpha and beta?

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What is a positron?

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Luke.P4

Didn't let me finish. A positron is the anti-particle of an electron.

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