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Band of Stability

Q. Which, of the following isotopes would you expect to be stable? a) uranium-238 b) 4He c) oxygen-16 d) 206Po e) 58Ni

Solved • Mar 13, 2020

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Q. Nuclei above the belt of stability can lower their neutron-to-proton ratio through whichprocess?A. alpha decayB. beta emissionC. gamma emissionD. p...

Solved • Sep 13, 2019

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Q. Which isotope in each pair is more stable? Why?(d) 147N or 187N

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Which isotope in each pair is more stable? Why?(c) 2812Mg or  2412Mg

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. In 2010, a team of scientists from Russia and the U.S. reported the creation of the first atom of element 117, which is not yet named and is denote...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. In the sketch below, the red spheres represent protons and the gray spheres represent neutrons.Based on its atomic number and mass number, do you t...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Chlorine has two stable nuclides, 35Cl and 37Cl. In contrast, 36Cl is a radioactive nuclide that decays by beta emission.Based on the empirical rul...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Number of stable isotopes for elements 1-54.How many have an odd number of protons and more than two stable isotopes?

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Indicate whether each of the following nuclides lies within the belt of stability in Figure 21.2 in the textbook.(a) neon-24,(b) chlorine-32, (c) t...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Predict the type of radioactive decay process for the following radionuclides.2968 Cu,

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Predict the type of radioactive decay process for the following radionuclides.chlorine-39.

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Stable and radioactive isotopes as a function of numbers of neutrons and protons in a nucleus.The stable nuclei (dark blue dots) define a region kn...

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Predict whether each nuclide is more likely to decay via beta decay or positron emission.(a) Pb-192(b) Pb-212(c) Xe-114

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Which nuclide in each pair would you expect to have the longer half-life?Cs-113 or Cs-125

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Which nuclide in each pair would you expect to have the longer half-life?Cs-149 or Cs-139

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Which nuclide is most likely to undergo beta decay?a) Si-22b) Rb-91c) Ar-35d) Co-52

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Write a nuclear equation for the most likely mode of decay for each of the following unstable nuclides.Kr-74

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Write a nuclear equation for the most likely mode of decay for each of the following unstable nuclides.Th-221

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Determine whether or not the following nuclide is likely to be stable: Ne-25.

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Determine whether or not the following nuclide is likely to be stable: Sn-102.

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. What is the most likely mode of decay for each nuclide?(a) 106In

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. What is the most likely mode of decay for each nuclide?  (b) 120Xe

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Which nuclide(s) would you predict to be stable? Why?(a) 48K

Solved • Jan 8, 2019

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Q. Predict by what mode(s) of spontaneous radioactive decay the following unstable isotope might proceed:(b) 6030 Zn

Solved • Dec 11, 2018

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Q. Predict by what mode(s) of spontaneous radioactive decay the following unstable isotope might proceed:(a) 62 He

Solved • Dec 11, 2018

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Q. The following nuclei do not lie in the band of stability. How would it be expected to decay?(d) 93 Li

Solved • Dec 11, 2018

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Q. Predict whether the following nuclide is stable or unstable (radioactive). If the nuclide is unstable, predict the type of radioactivity you would ...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. The only stable isotope of fluorine is fluorine-19. Predict possible modes of decay for fluorine-21, fluorine-18, and fluorine-17.

Solved • Dec 5, 2018

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Q. There are four stable isotopes of iron with mass numbers 54, 56, 57, and 58. There are also two radioactive isotopes: iron-53 and iron-59. Predict ...

Solved • Dec 5, 2018

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Q. Which of the following elements is stable? a. Carbon, atomic number 6 b. Boron, atomic number 5 c. Fluorine, atomic number 9 d. Neon, atomic number 10

Solved • Apr 2, 2018

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Q. Predict a likely mode of decay for each of the following unstable nuclides. Explain why. a. Mo-109 b. Fr- 202 c. Rn- 196 d. Sb - 132 e. P - 27 f. R...

Solved • Mar 30, 2018

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Q. Using general tendencies, predict the most likely mode of decay of each of the following radioactive isotopes.( α decay , β decay, e emission, e ca...

Solved • Mar 29, 2018

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Q. Using general trends, predict the stability of the following nuclei as RADIOACTIVE or STABLE.1. arsenic-822. potassium- 443. radium- 2334. calcium-...

Solved • Mar 29, 2018

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Q. A radioactive isotope used in the study of many organic reaction mechanisms is a. carbon-12 b. carbon-14 c. oxygen-16 d. oxygen-18

Solved • Mar 28, 2018

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Q. Which radioisotope is used to treat thyroid disorders? a. Co-60 b. I-131 c. C-14 d. U-238

Solved • Mar 28, 2018

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Q. A radioisotope which is sometimes used by doctors to pinpoint a brain tumor is a. carbon-12 b. lead-206 c. technetium-99 d. uranium-238

Solved • Mar 28, 2018

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Q. Predict a likely mode of decay for the following unstable nuclide.Ba-123a. beta decay b. alpha decayc. positron emission

Solved • Mar 26, 2018

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Q. Predict a likely mode of decay for the following unstable nuclide.Te-139a. beta decay b. alpha decayc. positron emission

Solved • Mar 26, 2018

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Q. Predict a likely mode of decay for the following unstable nuclide.Sb-132a. beta decay b. alpha decayc. positron emission

Solved • Mar 26, 2018

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Q. Using general trends, predict the stability of the following nuclei. (stable or radioactive)a. Iron-56 b. sulfur-32 c. potassium-44 d. uranium-235 ...

Solved • Mar 23, 2018

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Q. Which type of nuclear decay is the following radioactive isotope likely to undergo?a. alpha decayb. beta decayc. positron emission or electron capture

Solved • Mar 21, 2018

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Q. Which type of nuclear decay is the following radioactive isotope likely to undergo? All known stable isotopes are shown on the graph. The points f...

Solved • Mar 20, 2018

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Q. Which of the following isotopes would you expect to be stable?a. 208Pbb. Carbon-12c. Uranium 235d. 4Hee. 208Po

Solved • Mar 16, 2018

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Q. Which of the following isotopes would you expect to be stable?i. carbon-12ii. 4Heiii. uranium-238iv. 58Niv. 208Po

Solved • Mar 13, 2018

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Q. Which of the following isotopes would you expect to be stable?a. uranium-238b. 4Hec. oxygen-16d. 208Poe. 58Ni

Solved • Mar 12, 2018

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Q. Why does the band of stability curve upward at high atomic numbers? A. Excess neutrons are required due to the repulsion between the protons. B. ...

Solved • Mar 30, 2017

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Q. Observe the graph of the binding energy per nucleon shown to the right. Based on the graph, which of the following statements is true? A. One shoul...

Solved • Aug 15, 2016

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Q. Which of the following nuclides is likely to lie above the band of stability? (a) 15O (b) 39C (c) 3He (d) 9Li (e) 13N

Solved • Apr 13, 2016