Giancoli's Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition
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Elementary Particles
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32-1: Particles and Accelerators
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32-7 to 32-11: Resonances, Standard Model, Quarks, QCD, GUT

Question by Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Ed., ©2014, Reprinted by permission of Pearson Education Inc., New York.
Problem 20
Q

# The $\Lambda^0$ cannot decay by the following reactions. What conservation laws are violated in each of the reactions?

1. $\Lambda^0 \nrightarrow$ n + $\pi^-$
2. $\Lambda^0 \nrightarrow$ p + $\textrm{K}^-$
3. $\Lambda^0 \nrightarrow \pi^+ + \pi^-$
A
1. charge and strangeness not conserved.
2. strangeness and energy not conserved.
3. strangeness, baryon number, and spin not conserved.

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