Wednesday

August 20, 2014

August 20, 2014

Posted by **Anonymous** on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 7:44pm.

I did the first one,

^241_95 Am--> ^4_2He + ^237_93Np

(hopes that doesn't look too confusing, ^ for root and _ for sub)

I'm having trouble doing the ones after the first decay.

2. ^237_93Np--> ^4_2He + ^231_91Pa

it just doesn't add up to equal each other. What do I do?

- Chemistry -
**DrBob222**, Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 7:54pmI did the first one,

^241_95 Am--> ^4_2He + ^237_93Np

(hopes that doesn't look too confusing, ^ for root and _ for sub)

I'm having trouble doing the ones after the first decay.

2. ^237_93Np--> ^4_2He + ^231_91Pa**237-4 = 233 and 93-2=91 so ^233_91Pa and that adds up.**

it just doesn't add up to equal each other. What do I do?

- Chemistry -
**Anonymous**, Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 8:48pmThanks DrBob!!

**Related Questions**

chemistry - What is the complete decay series for 241 Am: show every alpha, beta...

Math - If alpha and beta are the zeros of the polynomial ax^2 + bx + c then ...

Math ( Polynomial ) - This time three questions - 1. If (x^2 - 1 ) is a factor ...

Math ( Polynomial ) - This time three questions - 1. If (x^2 - 1 ) is a factor ...

Chemistry - Write a nuclear equation for the following: Iodine 131 undergoes ...

Chemistry - radioactivity - Hello Dr.Bob. Could you check my work please? I'm ...

Physical Science - When U238 decays into Pb206 via alpha and beta decay, what ...

Physics - When U238 decays into Pb206 via alpha and beta decay, what are the ...

Chemistry - Each of the following nuclides is known to undergo radioactive decay...

trig - evaluate the following in exact form, where the angeles alpha and beta ...