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1

what is chemistry?

the study of the makeup structure and properties of substances and the changes that occur

2

What is an atom?

the smallest unit of any element substance that maintains the characteristics of that substance is an atom

3

what are subatomic particles?

they make up an atom (electrons, neutrons and protons)

4

Atomic shells have how many shells around the nucleus?

atomic shells have up to 7 shells surrounding the nucleus