## Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 21 - Nuclear Chemistry - Exercises - Page 947: 21.16d

Alpha decay

#### Work Step by Step

Pu-242 undergoes alpha decay to form U-238. $_{94}^{242}Pu → _{92}^{238}U + _{2}^{4}He$

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