College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073512141
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-214-3

Chapter 29 - Multiple-Choice Questions - Page 1116: 9


The correct answer is: (d) $s^{-1}$

Work Step by Step

We can write an expression for the decay constant: $\lambda = \frac{1}{T_{0.5}}~~$, where $T_{0.5}$ is the half-life measured in units of seconds. The correct answer is: (d) $s^{-1}$
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