# Worksheet: Emission of Neutrinos in Beta Decay

In this worksheet, we will practice solving nuclear equations involving beta decay.

**Q1: **

The following nuclear equation shows how carbon decays to nitrogen via beta decay. What is the value of in the equation?

**Q2: **

The following nuclear equation shows how argon decays to potassium via beta decay. What is the value of in the equation?

**Q3: **

Calcium-40 is created through beta decay of potassium, as shown in the following nuclear equation.

What are the values of and in the equation?

- A,
- B,
- C,
- D,
- E,

**Q4: **

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

- A
- B
- C
- D
- E

**Q5: **

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

- A
- B
- C
- D
- E