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If each alpha particle deposits 8×10−13J of energy and if the average person weighs 70kg , calculate the number of rads and rems of radiation in 5yr from such a level of plutonium.
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A 5 kg mass of 239Pu contains about 12.5 × 1024 atoms. With a half-life of 24,100 years, about 11.5 × 1012 of its atoms... View the full answer

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