Flashcards in Chapter 10 Vocabulary Deck (11)
The smallest unit of an element that maintains the chemical properties of that element
A subatomic particle that has a negative charge and is found outside of the nucleus.
In physical science, an atom's central region, which is made up of protons and neutrons.
A region around the nucleus of an atom where electrons are likely to be found.
A subatomic particle that has a positive charge and that is found in the nucleus of an atom.
Atomic Mass Unit
A unit of mass that describes the mass of an atom or molecule.
A subatomic particle that has no charge and that is found in the nucleus of an atom.
The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom; it is the same for all atoms of an element.
Two atoms that have the same number of protons(the same atomic number) as the other but a different number of neutrons(and thus a different atomic mass),...
The sum of the numbers of protons and neutrons in the nucleus of an atom.