August 2018 NY Regents Chemistry Exam
2 The part of an atom that has an overall positive charge is called (1) an electron
(2) the nucleus (3) the first shell (4) the valence shell
Solution: The nucleus of an atom contains protons (positively charged) and neutrons (neutral), making its overall charge positive. Electrons are negatively charged.
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