Lesson: Alpha Decay
In this lesson, we will learn how to solve nuclear equations involving alpha decay.
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Worksheet: 12 Questions • 2 Videos
The following nuclear equation shows how an isotope of curium decays to plutonium via alpha decay: What are the values of and in the equation?
The following nuclear equation shows how an isotope of uranium decays to thorium: What is the value of in the equation?
Which of the following statements correctly describes the process of alpha decay?