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Is the Probability of Backward Scattering (I.E., Scattering of α-particles at Angles Greater than 90°) Predicted by Thomson’S Model Much Less, About the Same, Or Much Greater than that Predicted by Rutherford’S Model? - Physics

Answer the following questions, which help you understand the difference between Thomson’s model and Rutherford’s model better.

Is the probability of backward scattering (i.e., scattering of α-particles at angles greater than 90°) predicted by Thomson’s model much less, about the same, or much greater than that predicted by Rutherford’s model?

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Solution

much less

The probability of scattering of α-particles at angles greater than 90° predicted by Thomson’s model is much less than that predicted by Rutherford’s model.

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NCERT Class 12 Physics Textbook
Chapter 12 Atoms
Q 11.2 | Page 436
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