PS37.NuclearChemistry

Basic Chemistry (Chapters 1-16)

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CHEMISTRY 2002 NAME PROBLEM SET #37: Nuclear Chemistry DATE PERIOD Read Sections 26.1 – 26.5  1. (6 pts.) Define each of the following terms: radioisotope α particle β particle γ radiation positron 2. Alpha radiation is emitted during the disintegration of the following isotopes. Write balanced nuclear equations for their decay processes. Name the element produced in each case.
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Unformatted text preview: a. polonium-210 b. radium-226 c. neptunium-237 d. thorium-230 3. The following radioisotopes are beta emitters. Write balanced nuclear equations for their decay processes. a. potassium-40 b. actinium-227 c. bismuth-214 d. iodine-131...
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