Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 33 - Think and Explain: 77

Answer

You agree that helium is a product of radioactive decay.

Work Step by Step

Alpha particles are just helium nuclei. After they are emitted by radioactive isotopes, they capture two electrons and become helium atoms.
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