Answer to Question 3

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 What is the balanced nuclear equation for the following decays

(a)    emission of a beta- particle from oxygen 19

(b)   emission of an alpha particle from polonium 212

(c)    emission of a beta + particle from cobalt 56

 

Proton numbers O 8, F 9, Fe 26, Co 27, Pb 82, Po 84          

 

(a)

 

(b)

 

(c)