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  • one year ago

Which type of radioactive particle(s) has/have been emitted in the following equation? 222 over 86 Rn yields 218 over 84 Po plus ? alpha particle only beta particle only alpha and beta particles alpha and beta particles and gamma radiation

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  1. fionacndg
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    did anyone get the answer?

  2. fionacndg
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    @Lena772 @Preetha

  3. fionacndg
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    @JoannaBlackwelder

  4. JoannaBlackwelder
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    The mass number is decreased by 4 and the atomic number is decreased by 2. That is alpha decay.

  5. fionacndg
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    I really need help on this

  6. JoannaBlackwelder
    • one year ago
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    Can you see what I just put? The mass number is decreased by 4 and the atomic number is decreased by 2. That is alpha decay.

  7. fionacndg
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    I only see one reply, but thank you.

  8. fionacndg
    • one year ago
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    so what would the answer be? that is not an option

  9. fionacndg
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    alpha particles?

  10. JoannaBlackwelder
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    Yes, alpha decay is the release of alpha particles.

  11. fionacndg
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    Thank you

  12. JoannaBlackwelder
    • one year ago
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    You're welcome :-)

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