Essentially, you said that a positive baryon or positive lepton number means you are matter and a negative baryon or negative lepton number means you are anti-matter.

What does the baryon number mean? What does the lepton number mean? What’s the difference between a positive one and a negative one?

What characteristic does a particle with positive baryon number have as opposed to particle with a negative one?

If you tell me that a car with two doors is a coupe and one with four doors is a sedan and if I know what “doors” are then you’ve answered the question: “What is the difference between a coupe and a sedan.”

If you tell me that a car with crenalated cromatic widget is a coupe and a car with a non-crenalated cromatic widget is a sedan and you don’t tell me what “crenalated” means and what “cromatic” means, then you’ve told me nothing particularly useful to me about the difference between a coupe and a sedan.

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