Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 33 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 10

Answer

Radioactive tracers are radioactive isotopes. They're used to trace pathways in living organisms, for example to determine how much fertilizer is taken up into a plant's leaves.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 621, and illustrated in Figures 33.10-33.11.
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