Problem: Positrons are:A. high energy positively charged beta particlesB. low energy negatively charged beta particlesC. low energy positively charged protonsD. high energy positively charged protonsE. high energy negatively charged beta particles

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We're being asked to determine what is a positron.

• a positron emission 

occurs when an unstable nucleus ejects a positron to create a new element

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Positrons are:

A. high energy positively charged beta particles

B. low energy negatively charged beta particles

C. low energy positively charged protons

D. high energy positively charged protons

E. high energy negatively charged beta particles

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