Problem: Compared to the size of its nucleus, the size of an atom is about A) the same. B) ten times greater. C) a hundred times greater. D) a thousand times greater. E) one hundred thousand times greater 

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The radius of a nucleus is of order 10-15 m while that of an atom is of order 10-10m

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Compared to the size of its nucleus, the size of an atom is about 


A) the same. 

B) ten times greater. 

C) a hundred times greater. 

D) a thousand times greater. 

E) one hundred thousand times greater 

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