If an atom contains one electron and one proton,will it carry any charge or not?

Asked by chaitra k k | 1st Dec, 2013, 09:38: AM

Expert Answer:

  • An atom with one electron and one proton will not carry any charge.
  • This is because an electron is negatively charged whereas the proton is positively charged particle.
  • So the magnitude of their charges is equal.
  • Thus the atom will be neutral.

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 2nd Dec, 2013, 10:03: AM

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