Problem: The half-life of phosphorus-32 is 14.26 days. Calculate its decay constant.Express the decay constant numerically in inverse days.

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  • Recall that half-life decay corresponds to the 1st order reaction

  • Decay constant k can be calculated using the half-life equation given:

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The half-life of phosphorus-32 is 14.26 days. Calculate its decay constant.

Express the decay constant numerically in inverse days.