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Unformatted text preview: No, because gamma radiation is just energy; once gamma radiation is given off the unstable nucleus becomes stable keeping the same mass and charge 2pts 5. Iodine-131 is a beta emitter and has a half-life of 8 days ( error, not 8.0 should be exact number) how many days will it take for 16 gram sample of iodine-131 to decay to 1 gram? (ans = 32 g) 8 days 8 days 8 days 8 days I-131 I-131 I-131 I-131 I-131 16 g 8 g 4 g 2 g 1 g...
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