There was a time in cartoon land that Rocky and Bullwinkle were trying to find a mine containing the element Upsidaisium. This fictional element made the mountain that contained this mine defy gravity. Anyway, we we will assume the atomic number of Upsidaisium is 108 and its most common radioactive isotope has a mass number of 338. This decay series for this radioactive isotope is as follows: alpha decay, beta decay, alpha decay, positron decay, alpha decay, and beta decay. This results in an isotope of an element found on your periodic table. Based on this information, answer the following questions.
- What is the mass number of the final stable isotope?
- What is the elemental symbol of the final isotope after the decay series?
- How many neutrons are found in each atom of Upsidaisium?
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