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Homework Help: chem

Posted by sara on Monday, September 10, 2012 at 5:43pm.

I am not sure if there is an equation for this problem or wut??

A 73-kg person is accidentally exposed for 215 s to a 16-mCi source of beta radiation coming from a sample of 14C.

What is the activity of the radiation source in disintegrations per second? In becquerels? (1 Ci = 3.70 1010 disintegrations/s.)

1)disintegrations/s
2)Bq

thanks for the help!!

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