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Which of the following properties did Rutherford use in his experiment?

A. the negative charge of the alpha particles and the random distribution of protons

B. the negative charge of the alpha particles and the positive charge of the gold foil

C. the positive charge of the alpha particles and the negative charge of the electrons

D. the positive charge of the electrons in a uniform negative charge

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    well, since alphas are positive, and electrons are negative, I'd have to say (C).

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