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atoms and other vocabulary that i need to learn

what is a ATOM ? The smallest particle of an element that retains all the properties of that element.
what is a ISOTOPE ? Atoms of the same element with the same number of protons but different numbers of neutrons.
what is a RADIOACTIVITY ? The process in which some substances spontaneously emit radiation.
what is a NEUTRON ? A neutral subatomic particle in an atom's nucleus that has a mass nearly equal to that of a proton.
what is a WAVELENGTH ? The shortest distance between equivalent points on a continuous wave.
what is a FREQUENCY ? The number of waves that pass a given point per second.
what is a AMPLITUDE ? The height of a wave from the origin to a crest, or from the origin to a trough.
what is a QUANTUM ? The minimum amount of energy that can be gained or lost by an atom.
what is a PHOTON ? A particle of electromagnetic radiation with no mass that carries a quantum of energy.
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