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uranium is 238 times heavier than hydrogen. why isn't the diameter of uranium atom 238 timesthat of the hydrogen atom?

uranium is 238 times heavier than hydrogen. why isn't the diameter of uranium atom 238 timesthat of the hydrogen atom?

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vikas askiitian expert
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11 years ago

radius of nucleous is directly proportional to cube root of mass number...

    if Rh is radius of hydrogen and Ru is radius of uranium

then          

                     (Ru /Rh)  = (238)1/3

                      Ru=6.3 times Rh approx

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