Problem: Write a balanced nuclear equation for the following: The nuclide thallium-210 undergoes beta emission.                           →                 +               

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We’re being asked to write and balance the nuclear equation when the nuclide thallium-210 undergoes beta emission.

Heavy (large atomic mass) elements undergo radioactive reactions  (nuclear reactions) in order to increase the stability of their nuclei. 

• In a radioactive decay or emission reaction:

the radioactive particle is ejected from the nucleus
forms a product.  

• A beta decay or beta emission 

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Write a balanced nuclear equation for the following: 

The nuclide thallium-210 undergoes beta emission.

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