Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 33 - Think and Explain: 53

Answer

Yes.

Work Step by Step

Like charges repel each other. Alpha particles have the same positive charge as the nuclei, so after they escape the nucleus, they are repelled by it and speed away.
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