Describe Rutherford’s model of the atom with the help of a diagram.

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  1. Vinila Choudary

    Vinila Choudary Active Member

    Rutherford proposed the following model of an atom
    Rutherford’s model of the atom.JPG

    (i) There is a positively charged centre in an atom called the nucleus. Nearly all the mass of an atom resides in the nucleus.

    (ii) The electrons revolve around the nucleus in well defined orbits.

    (iii) The size of the nucleus is very small as compared to the size of the atom.

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