A nucleus is represented by:
A is the atomic number, Z is the mass number.
A nucleus undergoing a beta-plus decay has its mass number decreased by 1 and the proton number unchanged.
In each of the parts of this question, a nucleus undergoes a nuclear decay. Determine the resulting nucleus in each case.
2211 Na undergoes beta-plus decay. Determine the resulting nucleus.
9843 Tc undergoes gamma decay. Determine the resulting nucleus.
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