Radiation

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  • Created on: 19-03-18 18:27

1. give the penetrating properties of the 3 types of radioactive radiation

  • beta - is stopped by paper and is the least penatrating Gamma - stopped by lead and concrete most penetrating Beta -stopped by aluminium and plastic like perplex
  • beta - stopped by paper gamma - stopped by plastic or aluminium alpha - stopped by lead or concrete
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2. what does the realative atomic mass tell us

  • the total of protons and neutrons
  • the total of electrons and neutrons
  • the total of electrons
  • the total of protons

3. Name three sources of background radiation

  • X-rays, rocks and soil from gamma rays and cosmic rays from space
  • water

4. What is background radiation?

  • the radiation thats in the world
  • It is ionising radiation that is around us all the time
  • coverting radiation

5. what does the atomic number tell us

  • how Manny neutrons
  • how Manny protons and nuetrons there is
  • how Manny protons there is
  • how Manny electrons

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