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University Physics Volume 3

17th Edition
William Moebs + 1 other
ISBN: 9781938168185
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University Physics Volume 3

17th Edition
William Moebs + 1 other
ISBN: 9781938168185
Textbook Problem

How many Gy of exposure is needed to give a cancerous tumor a dose of 40 Sv if it is exposed to a activity?

To determine

The number of Gy of exposure.

Explanation

Given data:

  Gy=SvRBE

Formula used:

The relation between sievert and Gray is expressed by the given expression,

  Gy=SvRBE

Where Sv is Sievert

Gy is Gray and

RBE is Relative Biological Effectiveness

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