Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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Chapter 31 - Nuclear Energy; Effects and Uses of Radiation - Questions: 4

Answer

Choice B. Energy is released.

Work Step by Step

For spontaneous radioactive decay reactions, $Q \gt 0$. If this were not so, energy would have to be added to make the reaction happen.
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