We are being asked to determine the nuclear equation for the positron emission of (sodium-22).
Heavy (large atomic mass) elements undergo radioactive reactions (nuclear reactions) in order to increase the stability of their nuclei.
• In a radioactive decay or emission reaction:
• the radioactive particle is ejected from the nucleus
• forms a product.
• A positron emission
Enter the nuclear equation for the positron emission of 2211Na (sodium-22).
Express your answer as a nuclear reaction.
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