p43_053 - or A = 7. According to the periodic table in...

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53. Let A Z X represent the unknown nuclide. The reaction equation is A Z X + 1 0 n 0 1 e+2 4 2 He . Conservation of charge yields Z +0 = 1+4 or Z = 3. Conservation of mass number yields A +1 = 0+8
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Unformatted text preview: or A = 7. According to the periodic table in Appendix G (also see Appendix F), lithium has atomic number 3, so the nuclide must be 7 3 Li....
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