Problem: Fill in the missing particles in each of the following nuclear equations.____ →  85217 At +24 He

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We’re being asked to identify the missing particles for the given nuclear reaction:


 

____ →  85217 At + 24 He


Recall that in a nuclear reaction, the number of protons and neutrons is affected and the identity of the element changesFor alpha decay, an alpha particle (42α, atomic mass = 4, atomic number = 2) is formed as a product

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Fill in the missing particles in each of the following nuclear equations.

____ →  85217 At +24 He

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