# A building has become accidentally contaminated with radioactivity. The longest - lived material in the building is strontium - 90. (The atomic mass of 38 90 Sr is 89.907 7 u.) If the building initially contained 5.0 kg of this substance and the safe level is less than 10.0 counts/min, how long will the building be unsafe?

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A building has become accidentally contaminated with radioactivity. The longest - lived material in the building is strontium - 90. (The atomic mass of 38 90 Sr is 89.907 7 u.) If the building initially contained 5.0 kg of this substance and the safe level is less than 10.0 counts/min, how long will the building be unsafe?

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