Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 30 - Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity - Misconceptual Questions: 6

Answer

Choice E.

Work Step by Step

The half-life is an unchanging property of the radioactive material. After each half-life, one-half of the remaining material decays. As the amount of radioactive material decreases, the activity (decays per second) decreases.
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