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Which of the following statements is not consistent with the results obtained in Rutherford’s gold foil experiment?
A. The nucleus of an atom is positively charged.
B. The nucleus of an atom contains almost all the mass of the atom.
C. Atoms are composed mainly of empty space.
D. Electrons are contained in the nucleus of an atom.

A is wrong so am very confused with the answer please help.

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  1. http://myweb.usf.edu/~mhight/goldfoil.html

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  2. Thank you so much :D

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  4. Ms. Sue I still have a doubt. Is it B?

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