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The spontaneous fission rate for U-238 is roughly 1 fission per gram per 100 seconds. Show that this rate is the equivalent to a half-life for spontaneous fission of ~5.5x10^{15}years

2. Relevant equations

none that I can find in my book

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm thinking this is just basically a conversion of units problem, but want to check that with someone else. Not entirely sure where I would start so any help would be appreciated.

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# Spontaneous fission rate to half-life equivalence

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