(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A hydrogen atom has a diamter of approximately 1.06x10^-10m, as defined by the diameter of the spherical electron cloud around the nucleus. The hydrogen nucleus has a diameter of approximately 2.4x10^-15m.

2. Relevant equations

(a) for a scale model, represent the diameter of the hydrogen atom by the playing length of an American football field (100yards=300ft) and determine the diameter of the nucleus in millimeters

(b) the atom is how many times larger in volume than it nucleus?

3. The attempt at a solution:

I don't know how to utilize the (100yards=300ft) to find the diameter of the nucleus

I tried converting 2.4x10^-15m into ft and used (100yards=300ft) to find the diameter in mm but the answer is wrong. I got (2.40x10^-12mm)

answer is: 2.07mm

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