Problem: Determine whether each of the following statements is true or false.The protons in the nucleus of the helium atom are held together by a force called the strong nuclear force.

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Strong nuclear force → stronger than the positive–positive repulsive electric force and holds the nucleus together. 

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Determine whether each of the following statements is true or false.

The protons in the nucleus of the helium atom are held together by a force called the strong nuclear force.

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