Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 34 - Think and Explain: 48

Answer

The resulting nucleus is U-233.

Work Step by Step

The mass number is increased by 1, to 233, because of the neutron absorption. The atomic number increases by 2, from 90 to 92, because of the 2 beta emissions. The new nucleus is uranium.
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