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This was just a model of the atom. Experiments had to be conducted to show that this model is correct.

Let us do a thought experiment ourselves. Imagine you cut a watermelon into two halves. You take one half of the watermelon and throw \(10\) tiny marbles at it randomly.
What do you expect will happen? Remember that most of the watermelon is the red flesh. The seeds are very tiny.
  • Most marbles hit the red part of the watermelon
  • Most marbles hit the seeds of the watermelon
  • 5 marbles hit the red part and 5 marbles hit the seeds
  • Can't say