# Gamma radiation decay question.



## Homework Statement

The radioactive substance emits gamma radiation. Complete the equation below for the disintegration of the nuclei of this substance.

## Homework Equations

$^{24}_{11}Na^{*} \rightarrow ^{?}_{?}Na + ?$

## The Attempt at a Solution

$^{24}_{11}Na^{*} \rightarrow ^{24}_{11}Na + \gamma$

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## Answers and Replies

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That looks correct. The original nucleus must only be in an excited state and energy needs to be radiated