Problem: Which of these groups of particles has the greatest mass?(a) a helium nucleus with two protons and two neutrons (b) four electrons (c) four individual protons

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We're being asked to determine the group of particles that have the greatest mass.

Recall the mass of each subatomic particles:

Neutron = 1.67493×10–27 kg

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Which of these groups of particles has the greatest mass?

(a) a helium nucleus with two protons and two neutrons 

(b) four electrons 

(c) four individual protons

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