Problem: If the density of a certain spherical atomic nucleus is 1.0 × 1014 g/cm3 and its mass is 2.0 × 10-23 g, what is its radius in cm?

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We’re asked to compute for the radius of a spherical atom in centimeters given its density and mass.


Given:

Density sp.atom = 1.0 x 1014 g/cm3

Mass sp atom =  2.0 x 10-23 g


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If the density of a certain spherical atomic nucleus is 1.0 × 1014 g/cm3 and its mass is 2.0 × 10-23 g, what is its radius in cm?

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