Asked Oct 25, 2019
Heavy nuclides with too few neutrons to be in the band of stability are most likely to decay by what mode?
A) α-particle production
B) fission
C) positron production
D) β⁻ production
E) none of these
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The ratio of neutrons to protons tells about the stability of a nucleus.

If the ratio of N/Z is too high, neutrons are converted to protons by ...

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