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In the Thomson’s model of the atom, which of the following statements are correct? 

(i) The mass of the atom is assumed to be uniformly distributed over the atom. 

(ii) The positive charge is assumed to be uniformly distributed over the atom. 

(iii) The electrons are uniformly distributed in the positively charged sphere. 

(iv) The electrons attract each other to stabilize the atom. 

Options || A. (i), (ii) and (iii) B. (i) and (iii) C. (i) and (iv) D. (i), (iii) and (iv)

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The statements (i), (ii) and (iii) all stand true according to the J.J Thompson model for an atom. In his model he considered the atom to be like watermelon with positive charge be the red part distributed all over the atom and electron like the seeds embedded in it.

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