Compare the properties of electrons, protons and neutrons.


Answer

Protons

Electrons

Neutrons

They are positively charged .

They are negatively charged.

They do not have any charge.

The atomic mass is 1u.

The atomic mass is negligible.

The atomic mass is 1u.

Protons are found in the nucleus.

Electrons are found outside the nucleus, in the orbit/shell.

Neutrons are f ound inside the nucleus.

Charge is +1

Charge is -1

Charge is 0

Protons are represented by “p+”

Electrons are represented by “e-”

Neutrons are represented by n

  1. Class 9
  2. Chapter 4 Class 9 - Structure of Atom (Term 2)

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