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When a β+ is emitted from an unstable nucleus, True/False-  the atomic number of the nucleus does not change.  True/False-  a neutron is ejected from the nucleus.  True/False-  a proton is ejected from the nucleus.  True/False-  a proton is transformed to a neutron.  True/False-  a neutron is transformed to a proton.  True/False-  the atomic number of the nucleus increases by 1.  True/False-  the atomic number of the nucleus decreases by 1.

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When a β+ is emitted from an unstable nucleus,

 True/False-  the atomic number of the nucleus does not change. 
 True/False-  a neutron is ejected from the nucleus. 
 True/False-  a proton is ejected from the nucleus. 
 True/False-  a proton is transformed to a neutron. 
 True/False-  a neutron is transformed to a proton. 
 True/False-  the atomic number of the nucleus increases by 1. 
 True/False-  the atomic number of the nucleus decreases by 1. 

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In positron emission, in a radioactive nuclide, a proton is converted to a neutron and a positron in ejected out from the nucleus.

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