Problem: What is the daughter nucleus produced when 63Zn undergoes electron capture? Replace each question mark with the appropriate integer or symbol.

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Electron capture 


In an electron capture or electron absorption reaction our electron particle is a reactant and not a product. 


This is like the opposite of beta decay in a sense that instead of emitting the electron, we have the electron in the reactant side and forms 1 atom.

We are asked to determine the daughter nucleus produced when 63Zn undergoes electron capture.

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What is the daughter nucleus produced when 63Zn undergoes electron capture? 

Replace each question mark with the appropriate integer or symbol.

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