Nuclear Physics GCSE Physics AQA (higher)

P2.7 in the AQA GCSE revision guide.

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1. What is the change in the nucleus in alpha decay?

  • 2 neutrons and 2 protons are lost
  • A neutron becomes a proton
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2. What is the change in the nucleus in beta decay?

  • A neutron becomes a proton
  • 2 neutrons and 2 protons are lost

3. What is the particle emitted in alpha decay?

  • 2 protons & 2 neutrons are emitted
  • an electron is created in the nucleus and emitted instantly

4. What is the particle emitted in beta decay?

  • an electron is created in the nucleus and emitted instantly
  • 2 protons & 2 neutrons are emitted

5. What happens if an atom loses or gains electrons?

  • It is called an ion
  • It is called an isotope

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