Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0133942651
ISBN 13: 978-0-13394-265-1

Chapter 42 - Nuclear Physics - Stop to Think 42.5 - Page 1229: 1



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The mass number of the decaying atom does not change, but the number of protons increases, meaning one of the neutrons inside the atom has emitted an electron and decayed into a proton in a beta-minus decay.
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