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Homework Help: chemistry

Posted by Ryan on Thursday, December 13, 2007 at 9:07pm.

How do you find the half-life of an element? Please explain and show me how to do this. I know the answer is 14.3 days, but I don't know how to work it. thank you!
the problem is:
After 42 days, a 2.0-g sample of phosphous-32 contains only 0.25g of isotope. What is the half-life of phosphorus-32?

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