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# What is the non charged subatomic particle called?

## What is the non charged subatomic particle called?

neutron
neutron, neutral subatomic particle that is a constituent of every atomic nucleus except ordinary hydrogen. It has no electric charge and a rest mass equal to 1.67493 × 10−27 kg—marginally greater than that of the proton but nearly 1,839 times greater than that of the electron.

## How do you find the subatomic particles of an element?

To calculate the numbers of subatomic particles in an atom, use its atomic number and mass number: number of protons = atomic number. number of electrons = atomic number.

What is meant by subatomic particle definition?

A subatomic particle is a particle which is part of an atom, for example an electron, a proton, or a neutron.

What makes an atom a subatomic particle?

Atoms are made up of protons, neutrons and electrons, also known as subatomic particles. Because an atom is neutral, the number of electrons is equal to the number of protons.

### Which is a subatomic particle with a negative electric charge?

An electron is a subatomic particle with a negative electric charge. Electricity, a form of energy, is caused by moving electrons. The electron was the first subatomic particle to reveal itself, and that discovery was predicated on the study of electric currents in solids, liquids and gases.

### Which is an example of a composite subatomic particle?

By composition. Composite subatomic particles (such as protons or atomic nuclei) are bound states of two or more elementary particles. For example, a proton is made of two up quarks and one down quark, while the atomic nucleus of helium-4 is composed of two protons and two neutrons. The neutron is made of two down quarks and one up quark.

Are there any neutral particles in the nucleus?

Neutrons are neutral particles. Surrounding the nucleus is a cloud of very small subatomic particles called electrons. Electrons are negatively-charged particles. But these basic atomic components are by no means the only known subatomic particles.