Problem: In each of the parts of this question, a nucleus undergoes a nuclear decay. Determine the resulting nucleus in each case.Part A2211 Na undergoes beta-plus decay. Determine the resulting nucleus.Part B9843 Tc undergoes gamma decay. Determine the resulting nucleus.

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A nucleus is represented by:

AZX, where,

A is the atomic number, Z is the mass number.

Part A

A nucleus undergoing a beta-plus decay has its mass number decreased by 1 and the proton number unchanged.

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In each of the parts of this question, a nucleus undergoes a nuclear decay. Determine the resulting nucleus in each case.

Part A

2211 Na undergoes beta-plus decay. Determine the resulting nucleus.

Part B

9843 Tc undergoes gamma decay. Determine the resulting nucleus.

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