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Which of the following statements is true about beta particles? Question 11 options: When a radioactive atom emits a beta particle, the overall mass number stays the same. The penetrating power of a beta particle is less than that of an alpha particle. A beta particle is symbolized by the Greek letter γ. A beta particle is the same as a helium nucleus. When a radioactive atom emits a beta particle, the original atom's atomic number decreases by two.

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  1. anonymous
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    @jim_thompson5910 @dan815

  2. anonymous
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    i think its d

  3. hartnn
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    beta particle is an electron, (not helium nucleus) it will increase atomic number by 1 represented by \(\beta \)

  4. anonymous
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    so its b

  5. hartnn
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    penetration power of beta particle is more than alpha mass number does not get affected by beta emision

  6. anonymous
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    o it is d

  7. hartnn
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    the overall mass number stays same! so it is A :)

  8. anonymous
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    a

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