Problem: Prior to Rutherfords gold foil experiment, the "plum pudding" model of the atom represented atomic structure. In this model, the atom is composed of electrons interspersed within a positive cloud of charge. If this were the correct model of the atom, how would the results of Rutherfords experiment have been different?

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Prior to Rutherfords gold foil experiment, the "plum pudding" model of the atom represented atomic structure. In this model, the atom is composed of electrons interspersed within a positive cloud of charge. If this were the correct model of the atom, how would the results of Rutherfords experiment have been different?

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