The part of the atom that carries a negative charge is the _____, and the part that carries a positive charge is the _____. a. neutron; proton b. electron; proton c. neutron; electron d. proton; neutron
B, electron; proton. Also the electron orbits the nucleus which contains the protons as well as neutrons. Protons=positive, P=P Neutrons= Neutral Electrons don't have a good word pattern that I know of.
negative charge is electron and positive charge in atoms is protons but in ions positive charges are cations