Chemistry Practice Problems Density Practice Problems Solution: The single proton that forms the nucleus of the hy...

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Solution: The single proton that forms the nucleus of the hydrogen atom has a radius of approximately 1.0 X 10-13 cm. The hydrogen atom itself has a radius of approximately 52.9 pm. What fraction of the space within the atom is occupied by the nucleus? 

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The single proton that forms the nucleus of the hydrogen atom has a radius of approximately 1.0 X 10-13 cm. The hydrogen atom itself has a radius of approximately 52.9 pm. What fraction of the space within the atom is occupied by the nucleus?