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What type of radioactive decay has the most mass?
Arrange the particles of radioactive decay in order from greatest to least penetrating ability.
Beta, gamma, alpha
Alpha, gamma, beta
Gamma, beta, alpha
Alpha, beta, gamma
If element 5024 Cr undergoes an alpha decay, the resulting element looks like _______.
Why does alpha decay occur?
The nucleus is too large to be stable
The proton to neutron ratio is unstable
The nucleus is in an excited state. This usually follows other types of decay.
None of the above
Which force holds protons and neutrons together in the atom nucleus?
strong nuclear force
weak nuclear force
If Plonium-210 undergoes 2 consecutive rounds of alpha decay followed by a beta decay, what would be the resulting daughter nuclide?
21084Po --> 42He + _______
_______ --> 42He + _______
_______ --> 0-1e + ________