AP Physics 2: 1.3 Properties of Objects and Systems

AP Physics 2: 1.3 Properties of Objects and Systems. Which of the following is not a fundamental particle? 

AP Physics 2Properties of Objects and Systems
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Science Practice 7Relating knowledge across scales, concepts, and representations

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not the fundamental particle and hear the potential answers All

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right well the fundamental particle is something that doesn't have

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component parts It can't be broken down any further like

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an electron way can't cut an electron in half even

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with a quantum chains off By the way quantum chainsaws

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don't exist But if they did well they'd be really

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awesome all right and we can't build a photonic out

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of spare parts from the subatomic junk yard same with

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a neutrino We can't smooshed together any other particles and

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come up with a neutrino but a proton Yeah well

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as tiny as it is it's made up of even

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smaller particles three corks to be precise the correct answer

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is b a proton it's not a fundamental particle so

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remember if it can be broken down into component parts

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It's not fundamental although some scientists have a theory that

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fundamental particles are actually one dimensional strings But we're not

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going to get into that right now because fundamentally speaking 00:01:17.741 --> [endTime] our brains are about to explode