What Is the Smallest Particle of Matter?

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The smallest particle of matter is an atom. An atom is defined as a basic unit of matter that is made up of a dense central nucleus. It is usually surrounded by a cloud of electrons that are negatively charged.
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fermions are. Ferminons are quarks and leptons. Leptons make up electrons and quarks make up protons and nuetrons.
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Quarks are the smallest particles in the world.
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Quarks are the smallest known, however some theories believe that you can keep splitting particles forever, thus in theory there is no such thing as the smallest particle of matter.
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Electrons are fundamental particles, which means no particle is known to make up an electron. Electrons are what give an atom of an element its charge; you can change the number of
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Matter is commonly known as anything that takes up space. The smallest visible particle of matter is an Atom. An Atom is made of a nucleus in the center which acts as a core. It is surrounded by negative electrons.
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