In this lesson, we will learn how to solve nuclear equations involving beta decay.

Students will be able to

Q1:

The following nuclear equation shows how argon decays to potassium via beta decay: 3918390–eArK++𝛽𝜈

What is the value of 𝑚 in the equation?

Q2:

Phosphorous-32 decays to sulfur-32 via beta decay. Which of the following nuclear equations correctly shows this process?

Q3:

Strontium-90 decays to yttrium-90 via beta decay. Which of the following nuclear equations correctly shows this process?

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