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2. A beta particle-

  • has no charge
  • can be stopped with a piece of paper
  • is an electron
  • is positively charged

3. What does it mean by saying an element is radioactive?

  • It needs a better phone
  • It's nuclei are unstable, so may decay by emitting radiation.
  • It blows things up
  • None of the above

4. An alpha particle-

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

5. an atom that emits beta particles-

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

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