Gamma radiation decay question.

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Homework Statement



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

Homework Equations



[itex]^{24}_{11}Na^{*} \rightarrow ^{?}_{?}Na + ?[/itex]

The Attempt at a Solution



[itex]^{24}_{11}Na^{*} \rightarrow ^{24}_{11}Na + \gamma[/itex]
 
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That looks correct. The original nucleus must only be in an excited state and energy needs to be radiated
 

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