Asked Jan 7, 2020

 Write a series of nuclear equations to represent the bombardment of Al-27 with a neutron to form a product that then undergoes an alpha decay followed by a beta decay. 


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Nuclear reaction is a chemical reaction in which both sides of the reaction match mass numbers and atomic numbers. Nuclear reactions

Step 2

Part I


The nuclear reaction for the bombardment of Al-27 with a neutron is shown below.

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Step 3

Part II


The nuclear reaction for alpha decay following Al-27 b...

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