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: NNNeNetTA002200002 24100112 0239112−=−=−−−ln /ln //.dichg / molg/molwhere NAis the Avogadro constant. This yields 1.32
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