ICP Chapter 4 Introduction
Contains all of the mass of the atom, is positively charged because of protons. (responsible for MASS of atom)
The part of an atom that takes up space, is negatively charged because of electrons. (responsible for VOLUME of atom)
The number of protons in an atom. This determines what element the atom is.
Mass Number (calculation)
= protons + neutrons
Mass Number (definition)
The mass of a specific atom. This is NOT found on the periodic table.
Electron (binding force)
Proton (binding force)
Neutron (binding force)