ch42-p044 - 44. We have one alpha particle (helium nucleus)...

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44. We have one alpha particle (helium nucleus) produced for every plutonium nucleus that decays. To find the number that have decayed, we use Eq. 42-15, Eq. 42-18, and adapt Eq. 42-21: NN N e N e tT A 00 2 20000 2 24100 1 12 0 239 1 12 −= = ln / ln / / . di c h g / mol g/mol where N A is the Avogadro constant. This yields 1.32
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