Nuclear Reactions Questions

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Unformatted text preview: Nuclear Reaction Questions 1. In 1909, what did Ernest Rutherford aim to discover? 2. Describe the equipment set-up he used to carry out his experiment. 3. Describe how Rutherford performed the experiment. 4. Why did Rutherford use alpha particles? Nuclear Reaction Questions 5. As a result of his experiment, what 3 things did he observe? 6. What 3 conclusions did Rutherford make as a result of his findings? 7. Describe Rutherfords model of the atom? Nuclear Reactions Questions 8. Label the following symbols and explain what each of them mean: X A Z Nuclear Reactions Questions 9. Describe how you would find the number of neutrons that an element contains? 10. Explain what an isotope is? Nuclear Reactions Questions 11. Complete the following tables: A Z Number of protons Number of neutrons A Z Number of protons Number of neutrons U 235 92 U 238 92 Nuclear Reactions Questions 12. Explain the term radioactive decay?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course PHYSICS 121 taught by Professor Richardvanfleet during the Winter '09 term at BYU.

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