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Dustin Lee 10/23/2006 Biology Block C 1. The three kinds of subatomic particles include protons, electrons, and neutrons. The proton is a single unit of positive electrical charge. An electron is a subatomic particle with a single unit of negative electrical charge. The neutron is electrically neutral. 2. The significance of the number of electrons in an atom’s highest energy level is
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Unformatted text preview: that this condition makes these atoms chemically reactive—they tend to react with other atoms, filling their highest occupied energy levels. 3. All the atoms of a particular element have the same number of protons, known as the element’s atomic number. This, a helium atom, with two protons, has an atomic number of two....
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