Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 24 - Problems - Page 1094: 24.7


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Both the positron emission and electron capture increase the number of neutrons and decrease the number of protons.Basedon the nuclei charge, either positron emission or electron capture becomes common. For Z,atomic numbers > 80, electron capture is more common. For Z,atomic numbers < 20, positron emission is more common.
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