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2. An alpha particle-

  • has two protons and two neutrons so has a positive charge
  • can travels a few metres through air
  • is an electron
  • has no charge

3. an atom that emits beta particles-

  • is destroyed
  • loses all its other electrons
  • still has other electrons around the nucleus
  • also emits alpha particles

4. Gamma rays-

  • are waves and have no charge
  • aren't on the electromagnetic spectrum
  • are particles
  • give you severe anger management issues

5. From most to least ionising, order the types of ionising radiation

  • gamma,beta,alpha
  • beta,alpha,gamma
  • alpha, beta,gamma
  • alpha,gamma,beta

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