If an atom has 1electron & 1proton,will it carry a charge or not? Why?

Asked by Nishal | 2nd Apr, 2008, 05:21: PM

Expert Answer:

If an atom has one electron and one proton it would not carry any charge and would be neutral.The charge carried by a single electron would be equal and opposite to thecharge carried by a single proton leading to zero charge on the atom as a whole.

Answered by  | 20th Dec, 2017, 05:50: PM