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anonymous
 one year ago
Beta particle emission occurs when the ratio of neutrons to protons in the nucleus is __________.
too low to be stable
too high to be stable
exactly even and thus unstable
not exactly balanced
anonymous
 one year ago
Beta particle emission occurs when the ratio of neutrons to protons in the nucleus is __________. too low to be stable too high to be stable exactly even and thus unstable not exactly balanced

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JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://www.muldoonshealthphysicspage.com/beta_particle_radiation.htm

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Assuming they mean beta () decay, what do you think with the info at that link?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0too low to be stable?

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0An excess of neutrons in an atom's nucleus will make it unstable, and a neutron is converted into a proton to change this ratio. During this process, a ß particle is released, and it has the same mass and charge as an electron.

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No, when there are an excess of neutrons, that makes the neutron to proton ratio high.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Too high to be stable?
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