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Question: 

What fraction of a radioactive sample is left after exactly 5 half-lives?

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 

$3.125 \%$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 30, Problem 42

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Chapter 30, Problem 42 is solved.

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