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    Why do atoms need subatomic particles and what would happen without them ?
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    Atoms are simply nuclei and electron. Without them, they wouldn't be an atom and something else completely.
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    But what do they do for the atom
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    (Original post by Wildnatxox)
    But what do they do for the atom
    They make up the atom
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    But what do they do for the atom
    They don't really do anything exactly, but they give it its properties, like electrons determine how the atom reacts, and the amount of protons determines what type of atom it is.
 
 
 
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