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Nuclear physics and radio activity

  1. Nov 19, 2008 #1
    One isotope (X) contains an equal number of protons and neutrons. Another isotope (Y) of the same element has twice the number of neutrons as the first isotope does. Determine the ratio rY/rX of the nuclear radii of the isotopes.
     
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  3. Nov 19, 2008 #2

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