Determine if the statement is inconsistent with Rutherford's nuclear theory as it was originally stated.
Which of the following statements are inconsistent with Rutherfords nuclear theory as it was originally stated? Explain your answers.
a. 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.
b. A nitrogen atom has seven protons in its nucleus and seven electrons outside of its nucleus.
c. A phosphorus atom has 15 protons in its nucleus and 150 electrons outside of its nucleus.
d. The majority of the mass of a fluorine atom is due to its nine electrons.
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