Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
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Chapter 30 - Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity - Misconceptual Questions: 5

Answer

Choice B.

Work Step by Step

Radioactive decay is exponential. After each half-life, one-half of the remaining material decays. After two half-lives, we are down to one-quarter the original amount, etc.
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