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How does one explain the raltionship between quark and subatomic particle

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  1. Quarks make up protons and neutrons. There are UP quarks and DOWN quarks. Here is a site that talks about quarks.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quark

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  2. Quarks are what certain subatomic particles (protons, neutrons and mesons) are made of. They remain inside the particles and cannot be separated.

    One sometimes refers to a quark as a sub-subatomic particle.

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  3. I should note that there are more than two kinds of quarks; but UP and DOWN quarks make up protons and neutrons.

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