Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 24 - Problems: 24.58

Answer

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Work Step by Step

Ionization radiation is generally very harmful to human beings. In small children, cells will be rapidly dividing, when they are exposed to ionization radiation, these cells are more susceptible and might be harmed. But in adults, cells are slowly dividing and there are less chances of susceptibility. This answer can be found in the chapter 24 reading.
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