Asked Nov 24, 2019

What happens during nuclear decay reactions? Check all that apply.

Radiation is emitted.
New and more stable nuclei form as a result of nuclear decay.
Explosions occur.
The excess matter and/or energy present in unstable atoms in unstable atoms is given off.

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The options corresponding to nuclear decay reactions are to be selected-


Radiation is emitted.


New and more stable nuclei form as a result of nuclear decay.


Explosions occur.


The excess matter and/or energy present in unstable atoms is given off


Step 2

In nuclear decay reaction, an unstable nucleus emits radiation and is transformed into other n...

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