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Homework Help: Simple Decay Equation

  1. May 3, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Balance the decay equation below by filling in the blanks (-)

    60
    Co
    27

    corresponds to


    Ni


    +

    0
    B
    -1






    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution

    Are the numbers above & below the Ni as follows?

    60
    28


    Thank you :smile:
     
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  3. May 3, 2010 #2

    ideasrule

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    Yes. You can easily check your answer by noting that mass & charge balance.
     
  4. May 3, 2010 #3
    That's great. Thanks very much ideasrule!
     
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