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  • Created on: 11-02-19 17:04

Alpha Decay

During Alpha Decay, the atomic number decreases by two and the mass number decreases by 4.

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Half Life

Half Life is the amount of time taken for half of the atoms to decay, after this time the rate changes

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Beta Decay

In beta decay, a neutron changes to a proton and a electron

The electron is ejected from the nucleus we call them beta particles 

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Gamma Decay

In Gamma Decay, both the atomic and mass number does not change.

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