Problem: Sort the following into naturally occurring and man-made sources of radiation:volcanoesweapons-test falloutdiagnostic X raysair containing radon-222nuclear medicinecosmic radiation

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We're being asked to sort the given into naturally occurring and man-made sources of radiation.

naturally occurring → occurs without human intervention

man-made → needs human intervention to occur

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Sort the following into naturally occurring and man-made sources of radiation:

volcanoes

weapons-test fallout

diagnostic X rays

air containing radon-222

nuclear medicine

cosmic radiation

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