Problem: Which of the following statements are inconsistent  with Rutherfords nuclear theory as it was originally stated?Since electrons are smaller than protons, and since a hydrogen atom contains only one proton and one electron, it must follow that the volume of a hydrogen atom is mostly due to the proton.

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Determine if the statement is inconsistent with Rutherford's nuclear theory as it was originally stated.

The statement: Since electrons are smaller than protons, and since a hydrogen atom contains only one proton and one electron, it must follow that the volume of a hydrogen atom is mostly due to the proton.

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Which of the following statements are inconsistent  with Rutherfords nuclear theory as it was originally stated?

Since electrons are smaller than protons, and since a hydrogen atom contains only one proton and one electron, it must follow that the volume of a hydrogen atom is mostly due to the proton.

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