Wednesday, 13 February 2013

1.10 recall the relative mass and relative charge of a proton, neutron and electron

Relative charge
Proton: +1
Neutron: No charge
Electron: -1

Relative mass

Proton: 1
Neutron: 1
Electron: Nearly nothing

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  1. What does relative charge actually mean?

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    1. Protons and electrons both have electrical charges.

      They both have the same strength of electrical charge, just one negative and one positive. If we say the strength is '1' the we are making the charge relative (in proportion) to the protons and electrons.

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  2. I think electron relative mass 1/1859 approx....

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  3. Electrons have a relative mass of 1/1836 however 1/2000 is accepted

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    1. Hi Sam! So will you definitely get a mark if you put 1/2000?

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    2. Hi Sam! So will you definitely get a mark if you put 1/2000?

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