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Solution: In beta decay, the effective change in the nucleus is A. A proton is converted into an electron and a neutron is emitted B. A neutron is converted into a proton and an electron is emitted C. An electron is converted into a proton and a neutron is emitted D. A proton is converted into a neutron and an electron is emitted E. A neutron is converted into an electron and a proton is emitted

Problem

In beta decay, the effective change in the nucleus is

A. A proton is converted into an electron and a neutron is emitted

B. A neutron is converted into a proton and an electron is emitted

C. An electron is converted into a proton and a neutron is emitted

D. A proton is converted into a neutron and an electron is emitted

E. A neutron is converted into an electron and a proton is emitted