Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Questions & Problems: 2.1

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We know that a. Alpha particles are identical to helium 4 nuclei which has two protons and two neutrons. b . Beta particles are in fact energetic electrons that are emitted from the nucleus. c. Gamma rays are high energy electromagnetic radiations that are emitted by a radioactive atom. d. X-ray is another type of electromagnetic radiation having wavelength between $0.01$ to $10nm$.
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