Problem: 234/90Th undergoes beta decay. What is the atomic number of the resulting element?Express your answer numerically as an integer.

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A beta decay or beta emission:

occurs when an unstable nucleus ejects a beta particle to create a new element
a beta particle has no atomic mass and is represented by an electron or the symbol β

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234/90Th undergoes beta decay. What is the atomic number of the resulting element?

Express your answer numerically as an integer.


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