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Giancoli's Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition
Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity
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30-1: Nuclear Properties
30-2: Binding Energy
30-3 to 30-7: Radioactive Decay
30-8 to 30-11: Half-Life, Decay Rates, Decay Series, Dating

Question by Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Ed., ©2014, Reprinted by permission of Pearson Education Inc., New York.
Problem 45

In a series of decays, the nuclide 92235U{^{235}_{92}\textrm{U}} becomes 82207Pb{^{207}_{82}\textrm{Pb}}. How many α\alpha and β\beta^{-} particles are emitted in this series?

7 alpha particles and 4 electrons
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