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13. Find required thickness of the protective lead shield in order to achieve 99 % reduction of X-Ray radiation intensity. The mass attenuation coefficient for a radiation source with an energy of 140 keV is μm = 2.32 cm2/g. Density of lead ρ = 11.35 g/cm3

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