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Write the drawbacks of Rutherford’s model of an atom. 

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The drawbacks of Rutherford’s model are 

(i) When any charged particle gets accelerated, it is expected to emit radiation. To remain in a circular orbit, electron also need to undergo acceleration and lose energy in the form of radiation and finally fall into the nucleus but this does not happens and atom is quite stable. 

(ii) Rutherford’s model was unable to explain arrangement of electrons in the extra nuclear portion of the atom.

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