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2. What happens in alpha decay? What is released.

  • Mass number decreases by 4. Atomic number decreases by 2. Alpha particle released.
  • Mass number stays the same. Atomic number decreases by 1.
  • Mass number stays the same. Atomic number increases by 1.

3. Did any elements form immediately due to the Big Bang?

  • No
  • Yes

4. What happens in beta decay? What is released?

  • Mass number stays the same. Atomic number increases by 1. Beta particle released.
  • Nothing
  • Alpha particle released.

5. Where do elements heavier than iron form?

  • Neutron star
  • Supernovas
  • Black hole
  • Main sequence

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