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On the basis of Thomson’s model of an atom, explain how the atom is neutral as a whole.

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On the basis of his experiment, Rutherford put forward the nuclear model of an atom, which had the following features:

1. An atom consists of a positively charged sphere and the electrons are embedded in it.

2. The negative and positive charges are equal in magnitude. So the atom as a whole is electrically neutral.

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