79. (a) Molybdenum beta decays into Technetium: 99 42 Mo → 99 43 Tc + e − + ν (b) Each decay corresponds to a photon produced when the Technetium nucleus de-excites [note that the de-excitation half-life is much less than the beta decay half-life]. Thus, the gamma rate is the
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