Chemistry (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 25 - Nuclear Chemistry - 25 Assessment: 97

Answer

Tc-99m can be produced from the decay of molybdenum-99. The "m" at the end stands for "metastable," which means that isotope has the potential to become more or less stable, depending on external factors.

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Tc-99m can be produced from the decay of molybdenum-99. The "m" at the end stands for "metastable," which means that isotope has the potential to become more or less stable, depending on external factors.
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