Problem: What is the daughter nucleus produced when 186Hg undergoes positron emission?

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A positron decay or positron emission occurs when an unstable nucleus ejects a positron particle to create a new element. 

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What is the daughter nucleus produced when 186Hg undergoes positron emission?

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