Problem: Enter the expression 147N + α, where α is the lowercase Greek letter alpha.Express your answer as a chemical expression.

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Nuclear transmutation is changing one nuclide (chemical element) or an isotope into another chemical element.

Writing the nuclear transmutation reaction:

N714+α24+XZA


To determine the missing particle from the nuclear transmutation, we have to make sure that the mass number and the atomic numbers of the reactants and products are balanced:

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Enter the expression 147N + α, where α is the lowercase Greek letter alpha.
Express your answer as a chemical expression.

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