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 - Questions: 13

Answer

The two extra electrons will be loosely held and escape.

Work Step by Step

The nuclear charge is reduced from 92 to 90 and the extra two electrons can easily get away, or perhaps even be captured by the newly-emitted alpha particle.
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