Physics 1 Problem Solutions 306

Physics 1 Problem Solutions 306 - 302 Chapt. 41 Nuclear...

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Unformatted text preview: 302 Chapt. 41 Nuclear Physics Extra keywords: physci KB-251-11 7. When an alpha particle is emitted, the atomic number and mass number of a nucleus: a) are unchanged. b) become equal. c) increase by 2 and 4, respectively. d) decrease by 2 and 4, respectively. e) both decrease by 2. 043 qmult 00500 1 1 5 easy memory: beta decay particle Extra keywords: physci KB-249-7 8. In a beta decay process, the decaying nucleus emits a/an: a) helium-4 ( 4 2 He) nucleus. b) alpha particle. c) gamma-ray. d) beta particle which is ALWAYS a fast positron. e) beta particle: i.e., a fast electron or positron. 043 qmult 00700 1 1 5 easy memory: spontaneous fission defined 1 Extra keywords: KB-250-20 9. The spontaneous splitting of a radioactive nucleus (e.g., 235 92 U) into two or more large fragment nuclei plus possibly possibly smaller emissions called: a) spontaneous fusion. b) a chain reaction. c) diffusion. d) a rope reaction....
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course PHY 2053 taught by Professor Buchler during the Fall '06 term at University of Florida.

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