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1. All of the naturally occurring radioactive decay series end when the radioactive elements have decayed to

bismuth (Bi)
hydrogen (H)
lead (Pb)
uranium (U)

answer: Uranium (U)

2. This type of radiation can easily pass through a human.


answer: gamma

3. This type of radiation is really the nucleus of a helium atom.


answer: alpha

4. As the size of nuclei increases, the ratio of neutrons to protons in the band of stability increases to

3 to 1
1.25 to 1
2 to 1
1.5 to 1

answer: 1.5 to 1

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    Ok except for #1. U is a radioactive element, naturally. There is a series for U-238, another series for U-235, and a third for Th-232. All end in Pb.

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    please need help thanks alot!!!!

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    Mike--If you have a question, go to the top of the page and click on Post a New Question. Then type in your question and submit it. Someone will review it for you.

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    Thanks DrBob222!

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