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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-

a.

Radiation is emitted.

b.

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

c.

Explosions occur.

d.

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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