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Homework Help: Please HELP! Could You Glow in the Dark?

  1. Mar 30, 2006 #1
    If all of the energy from the decay of 14C in your body could be captured and converted into electricity, how many "radioactive" people would be required to power a 100 W light bulb?
     
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  3. Mar 30, 2006 #2

    Hootenanny

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    You can start by writing an equation for the decay of [itex]C^{14}[/itex].

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