The diameter of a US. dime is 17.9 mm, and the diameter of a silver atom is 2.88 A. How many silver atoms could be arranged side by side across the diameter of a dime?
Which of the following factors determines the size of an atom? (a) The volume of the nucleus; (b) the volume of space occupied by the electrons of the atom; (c) the volume of a single electron, multiplied by the number of electrons in the atom; (d) The total nuclear charge; (e) The total mass of the electrons surrounding the nucleus.
Chem 121 Ch 1: The Structure and Stability of Atoms Key: Important Definitions Noteworthy People Chemistry and the Elements An element is a fundamental substance that can’t be chemically changed or broken down o Everything around you is made up of at least one or more elements from the periodic table o Only 83/90 natural elements are found occurring...