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Homework Help: Chemical equations

  1. Jul 24, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    chemical equation for a) alpha decay of radon-222 b) beta decay of Na-24 c) gamma radiation of tritium

    2. Relevant equations

    dont know

    3. The attempt at a solution
    can someone write down the equation
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  3. Jul 24, 2007 #2
    i dont know where to start
  4. Jul 25, 2007 #3


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    First what happens in alpha beta gamma decay?

    What particles are given off, what particles left behind are changed.
    Then it's simply a matter of looking up in the periodic table what elements have the new number of neutrons and protons.
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