Chemistry (12th Edition)

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Chapter 25 - Nuclear Chemistry - 25.1 Nuclear Radiation - 25.1 Lesson Check: 7

Answer

Gamma Radiation

Work Step by Step

Out of the three main types of radiation, gamma radiation is the most penetrating. Unlike Gamma radiation, Alpha radiation can be stopped by a plain sheet of paper or skin. Even though Beta radiation is a little bit more tough, it is still not as penetrating as the Gamma radiation.
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