Problem: Enter the nuclear equation for the alpha decay of polonium-216 

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Analyze the reactants and products for the nuclear reaction of the alpha decay of Polonium-216

Step 1. Determine the reactants and products

  • A reaction undergoing an alpha decay produces a helium atom with atomic mass of 4 and atomic number of 2
  • Recall that atomic notation can be represented as:

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Enter the nuclear equation for the alpha decay of polonium-216 

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