Is a proton a subatomic particle?


Is a proton a subatomic particle?


In the sciences, especially in physics, we often do problems that specify that we're working with particles. A particle is a general term for small objects capable of having physical properties such as mass and volume. Particles range in size from the size of a speck of dust at the largest all the way down to smaller than even an atom.

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Yes, a proton is a subatomic particle.

A subatomic particle is defined as any particle smaller than an atom. An atom is composed of a nucleus...

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