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Chapter 19.1, Problem 19.1SC
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Exercise 19.1 The decay series for U 92 238 is represented in Fig. 19.1. Write the balanced nuclear equation for each of the following radioactive decays.

a. Alpha-particle production by R 88 226 a    b. Beta-particle production by P 82 214 b

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