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Which subatomic particles have approximately the same mass?

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Electrons and neutrons
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Electrons and nucleons
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Protons and electrons
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Protons and neutrons
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Solution

The correct option is D Protons and neutrons
The masses of the subatomic particles are given below. Subatomic particleMass (kg)Proton1.6726 × 1027Neutron1.6749 × 1027Electron9.1093 × 1031
The mass of a proton is nearly same as the mass of a neutron, whereas the mass of an electron is nearly (11836)times that of the proton.

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