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Weight of radioactive sample

  1. Sep 28, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    If a radioactive sample of 59Fe (t1/2= 44.496 d) has an activity of 1000 disintegrations per minute, what weight of 59Fe is present?

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  3. Sep 28, 2015 #2

    berkeman

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    Are you still working on the section of the Homework Help Template where you show your Attempt at a Solution?
     
  4. Sep 28, 2015 #3
    I do not know what to do with this Question
     
  5. Sep 28, 2015 #4

    berkeman

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    You are given the half-life and also how many disintegrations per minute are occurring with this sample. The more massive the sample, the more disintegrations per minute there will be...
     
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