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math
A 10 kg quantity of a radioactive isotope decays to 3 kg after 17 years. Find the decay constant of the isotope.
February 3, 2011 by Eric

math
A 10 kg quantity of a radioactive isotope decays to 3 kg after 17 years. Find the decay constant of the isotope.
February 3, 2011 by Eric

math
A 10 kg quantity of a radioactive isotope decays to 3 kg after 17 years. Find the decay constant of the isotope.
February 3, 2011 by Eric

Chemistry
A 208 g sample of sodium-24 decays to 13.0 g of sodium-24 within 60.0 h. What is the half-life of this radioactive isotope?
December 11, 2012 by Matthew

Environmental Science 11th grade
If half of a quantity of radioactive material decays in 10 years, in another 10 years?
February 7, 2013 by AM

Health
What safety and health problems are associated with storing radioactive waste in deep geological repositorites?
November 13, 2014 by slomo

Pre Calculus
If a 25 mg sample of radioactive material decays to 18.4 mg in 5 years, how long will it take the sample to decay to 20.5 mg?
November 20, 2014 by Brianna

math calculus
Find the half-life (in hours) of a radioactive substance that is reduced by 30 percent in 40 hours.
August 30, 2015 by Urgent help

Elem. Ed.
Which would be a way for a teacher to help students learn about aesthetics in an appropriate way? 1. creating a sensory-rich enviroment (or) 2. exposing children to convegent ideas creating a sensory rich enviroment would be the best appropriate way. Am I correct? Conventional...
April 8, 2007 by Keisha

chemistry
If you accidentally spill phosphorus-32 onto your shoe, how long would it take before 99.9 of the radioactive material has decayed so that you can safely wear the shoes again?
May 12, 2011 by brittany

Chemistry Numerical
The half life period of a radioactive element is 27.96 days. Calculate the time taken by a given sample to reduce to 1/8th of its initial activity
November 20, 2014 by Harsh

AP Chemistry
Which of the following is true about lanthanides? A. they are all radioactive B. they are highly electropositive C. they are very common elements D. they have low melting and boiling points
January 29, 2016 by Stephanie

Pre calc
If 250 mg of a radioactive element decays to 200 mg in 48 hours, find the half-life of the element
April 28, 2010 by Dom

chemistry
Which radioactive emanations have a charge of -1? beta particles alpha particles gamma rays neutrons
April 30, 2012 by david

Chemistry
A radioactive element has a half-life of 6.41 days. What percent of the original sample will be left after 15.0 days?
January 6, 2013 by John

Radioactivity
Iodine-131 is a radioactive isotope. After 8.00 days, 50.2% of the sample remains. What is the half life of 131-I?
September 28, 2015 by Jessica

Chemistry
A certain radioactive element has a half life of 1 h. If you start with a 1-g sample of the element at noon, how much is left at 3:00 PM? At 6:00PM? At 10:00 PM?
October 8, 2010 by Jennifer

chemistry
a radioactive material is undergoing nuclear decay. After 40 minutes, 25% of the sample remains. What is the half-life of the sample
August 27, 2011 by marjani

Calc
Radioactive radium () has a half-life of 1599 years. What percent of a given amount will remain after years?
April 15, 2012 by Pamela

physics
If a radioactive isotope has a half-life of 1 year, how much of the original sample will be left at the end of the 2nd year?
August 23, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
A radioactive substance decays from 2.0kg to 1.6kg in 156 days. What is the decay constant and the half life of the substance?
August 6, 2013 by Alice

Physics
A radioactive substance decays from 2.0kg to 1.6kg in 156 days. How much will be left after 201 days?
August 7, 2013 by Alice

physics
The half-life of a certain radioactive isotope is 32 hours.What fraction of the sample would remain after 16 hours?(a)0.50(b)0.25(c)0.62(d)0.71
September 22, 2013 by john

isd muscat
after two hours 1/16th of the radioactive isotope remains undecayed.half life of the isotope is
April 11, 2014 by saritha

Chemistry
Iodine 131 is a radioactive isotope. After 4.00 days, 70.8% of a sample of 131I remains.What is the half life of 131I?
April 26, 2014 by Natalie

Pre-Calc
A radioactive isotope has a half life of 8.1 days. If the sample starts with 25 grams, how much will there be after 90 days?
November 3, 2014 by Jennifer

chemistry
The half-life of C14 radioactive is 5760 yr. After how much time will 200 mg C14 sample be reduced to 25 mg?
May 3, 2015 by yashpal

science
Can someone help me find two specific reasons why radioactive dating/geology are evidence for evolution. I've read many articles online but i do not really understand the whole concept.
June 14, 2008 by Anonymous

science
the threat of global warming is mainly associated with ? 1 radioactive wastes 2 use of hydroelectric energy 3 burning of fossil fuels 4 thermal pollution of lakes and rivers
May 29, 2012 by amber

ALGEBRA
You have 480 grams of a radioactive kind of tin. If its half-life is 10 days, how much will be left after 30 days?
March 21, 2012 by Anonymous

Science
if a radioactive isotope has a half-life of one year, how much of the original sample will be left at the end of the second year?
August 23, 2012 by aileen

Science
if a radioactive isotope has a half-life of one year, how much of the original sample will be left at the end of the second year?
August 23, 2012 by aileen

Math
An unknown radioactive substance has a half-life of 124 years. How long will it take a 67 grams sample to degrade to 18 grams?
February 17, 2016 by Maria

Algebra
A radioactive kind of nitrogen has a half life of 10 minutes. If you start with 64 grams of the substance, how much will be left after 20 minutes?
May 6, 2016 by Ana Y

Chemistry
Thinking about the uses of radioactive isotopes, which statement is true? A. The iodine isotope, I-27, is used to diagnose thyroid disorders. B. Radiation may be detected because it ionizes the atoms it affects. C. Itís clearly understood that irradiating food kills bacteria ...
June 24, 2010 by Sadie

Science
I'm kinda in a rush but take your time!Thx! 1.What was Henri Becquerel studying when he accidentally discovered radioactivity? A.photography B.properties of black light C.properties of X-rays D.solar energy 2.When Marie Curie isolated uranium from pitchblende, she realized ...
January 6, 2015 by I am awesome

algebra
Scientists can determine the age of ancient objects by a method called radio carbon dating. The bombardment of the upper atmosphere by cosmic rays converts nitrogen to a radioactive isotope 14C of carbon with a half-life of about 5710 years. Vegetation absorbs carbon dioxide ...
March 7, 2013 by Emily

Chemistry
The nuclide 12 N 7 is unstable. What type of radioactive decay would be expected??? my guess is either gamma or beta. are either of those correct?
March 4, 2008 by Jonathan

math
Radioactive radium has a half-life of approximately 1599 years. What percent of a given amount remains after 100 years?
February 24, 2011 by rachel

math
Radioactive radium has a half-life of approximately 1599 years. What percent of a given amount remains after 100 years?
February 24, 2011 by rachel

math
The decay of 333 mg of a radioactive substance is given by A(t) = 333e-0.024t, where t is time in years. Find the amount left after 17 years.
April 8, 2011 by allison

Physics
In the radioactive formula 235 U → 235 Np + X, what does X represent 92 93 A. An Alpha Particle B. A positron C. An electron D. A gamma ray Please help ASAP!!! Thank you :D
June 3, 2011 by J. J.

Science
If a 20 gram sample of a radioactive substance has a half-life of 6000 years, how many grams would be present after 18000 years?
December 5, 2012 by Owen

science
I need a picture that describes radioactive decay, fussion and fision. Someone said that they would give me a link earlier but they didnt. Thank you! This website helps me out so much.
January 15, 2009 by Amy

chemistry
use logic and simple math to determine how long it will take for a sample of potassium- 42 to decay from 8mg to 0.25mg if the half-life of this radioactive isotope is 124 hours
October 12, 2010 by jay 1

Chemistry
Tc-99 is a radioactive isotope that decays by beta emission and is used by radiologists in the diagnosis of liver disease. Its decay behavior is shown by the activity-time table. What is its half-life?
December 10, 2011 by Jennifer

chemistry
I am having trouble understanding what the concept is for writing these out. Write a balanced nuclear equation for the alpha decay of each of the following radioactive isotopes: curium-243, 22589Ac
December 5, 2013 by ellie

Biology-check my answer
Hershey and Chase used the 35S isotope to label proteins. How does this isotope differ from the 32S isotope found in greatest natural abundance, and why did they choose 35S instead of 32S? A)35S has more protons than 32S; Hershey and Chase used it because it has a greater mass...
December 19, 2012 by joey

Physics
A certian radioactive isotope has a half-life of 1 hour. If you start with 1 gram of the material at noon, how much of the original isotope will the sample contain at 3 pm? At 6 pm? At 10 pm?
November 17, 2007 by Judy

math
if the rate for radioactive decay for a substance is r=-.0063 and time is being measured in days how do you find the half-life of the substance to the nearest hour?
March 30, 2009 by mike

physics
Pick the radioactive isotope in each set 23/11 na or 20/9 f explain why a)its atomic number is greater than 83 b)it has fewer n than p in the nucleus c)it is an odd-odd nuclide none of the above
September 17, 2010 by Ashley

PHYICS
Pick the radioactive isotope in each set 14/7 N OR 23/13 AL EXPLAIN A)its atomic number is greater than 83 B)it has fewer n than p in the nucleus C)it is an odd-odd nuclide none of the above
September 18, 2010 by Ashley

math
Show that if a radioactive substance has a half life of T, then the corresponding constant k in the exponential decay function is given by k=-ln(2)/T I'm confused about how to show that that is true.
September 4, 2014 by lucy

Chemistry
The radioactive nuclide 18F decays by first order kinetics with a half life of 1.83 hr. How many hours will it take for 68.5% of a give quantity of 18F to decay?
April 27, 2015 by Molly

Math
the half life of a radioactive substance is one day. You have 100 grams. how much of the substance would be left after a week?
July 30, 2015 by Jo

Algebra 2
A radioactive substance decays at a rate of y = ae^-0.1483t, where t in in hours. Find the half-life of the substance. How do I solve this problem if I am only given the constant.
December 1, 2015 by Sammantha Avants

Pre-Calc
Tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen, has a half-life of 12.4 years. Of an initial sample of 69 grams, how much will remain after 75 years?
May 12, 2016 by Anonymous

Alg2
Radioactive iodine is used to determine the health of the thyroid gland. It decays according to the equation y=ae -0.0856t where t is in days. Find the half-life of this substance. Round to the tenths place.
December 6, 2011 by Rock

Alg2
Radioactive iodine is used to determine the health of the thyroid gland. It decays according to the equation y=ae -0.0856t where t is in days. Find the half-life of this substance. Round to the tenths place.
December 8, 2011 by Rock

American Constitutional Law
The Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act established the following as incentives to the states. A. Financial B. Access C. Take Title D. All of the above Is it D?
February 27, 2015 by Manda

Calculus
A certain radioactive material decays exponetially. The percent, P, of the material left after t years is given by P(t)= 100(1.2)^-t a)Determine the half life of the substance
April 13, 2010 by lala

phyics
Pick the radioactive isotope in each set. 23/11 20/9 Explain your choice. a)its atomic number is greater than 83 b)it has fewer n than p in the nucleus c)it is an odd-odd nuclide none of the above
September 17, 2010 by ashley

Physics
In the radioactive formula, 235 U → 235 Np = X, what does X represent 92 93 A. An alpha Particle B. A positron C. An electron D. A gamma ray Please help ASAP!!! Thank you very much!!
June 3, 2011 by J. J.

College algebra
The radioactive element has a half-life of about 28 years and sometimes contaminates the soil. After 47 years, what percentage of a sample of the elements remain?
May 12, 2013 by Taylor

AP Chem ---
If a radioactive nucleus alpha decays to yield a sodium24 nucleus in 14.8 hours, what was the identity of the original nucleus? Nuclear equation?
May 22, 2015 by Dani

chemistry
What are some applications of Nuclear Chemistry in Medicine? So far I've found - X-rays - Radioactive tracers - Gamma radiation can be used to treat cancer and other diseases
March 11, 2008 by william

college
The average number of radioactive particles passing through a counter during 1 millisecond in a lab experiment is 4. What is the probability that more than 2 milliseconds pass between particles?
February 10, 2010 by ashley

statistics
The average number of radioactive particles passing through a counter during 1 millisecond in a lab experiment is 4. What is the probability that more than 2 milliseconds pass between particles?
February 10, 2010 by ashley

Physical Science- Help Please!
Suppose that you are given a 100 gram sample of a radioactive substance with a half-life of 32 days. How many grams will be left after 192 days?
December 5, 2012 by Molly

Chem
Suppose that you start with 1000000 atoms of a particular radioactive isotope. how many half-lives woruld be required to reduce the number of undecayed atoms to fewer than 1000?
October 20, 2014 by Shay

Physical Science
I'm still working on getting a fireman to come out to the school to demonstrate a radioactive detector. No luck so far. This is for a project on Marie Curie. Any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
October 10, 2008 by jules

Physical Science
The heat of volcanoes and hot springs comes from trace amounts of radioactive minerals found in the Earth's interior. Why isn't the same rock at the Earth's surface warm?
March 10, 2008 by Rachel

Elem. Ed.
b and c, don't you think? the teacher explains and the children practice what has been explained my experience leads to me to the conclusion that actual practice is the best learning technique. I vote for c. sounds good Can you help me with this question? An instructional ...
April 17, 2007 by jules

physics
Suppose 32000 radioactive nuclei are in a sample. About how many remain after two days if the half-life is 22 hrs? What is the initial activity of the sample in decays per minute?
May 5, 2009 by Anonymous

Chem
Radioactive 24Na with a half-life of 14.8 hours is injected into an animal in a tracer experiment. How many hours will it take for the radioactivity to fall to 12.5% of its original intensity? I am confused on what number to start with
August 27, 2013 by Colby

Physics
Can someone give me an example of how to use this formula: 15.Obtain three half-life (T0.5) times from the graph. Average them.(T0.5)av. Or is there a web site i can go to that shows all steps to using pennies for radioactive decay experiment? .
November 15, 2007 by Will

chem
19. A radioactive nucleus decays to yield a bismuth-211 nucleus and an alpha particle. What was the identity of the original nucleus? Show the nuclear equation that leads you to this answer.
November 21, 2014 by Zak

Science
How much of a radioactive material with a half-life of 12,000 years is left after 36,000 years of decay?
April 17, 2009 by Angie

chm
An unknown radioactive substance has a half-life of 3.20 . If 34.8 of the substance is currently present, what mass was present 8.00 hours ago?
February 10, 2012 by cp

Exponential decay
Show that if a radioactive substance has a half life of T, then the corresponding exponential decay function can be written as y=y0e^kt
September 4, 2014 by Adrianna

Chemistry
If a 40 gram sample of radioactive isotope was present at 4pm, but a 5 gram sample remained at 4:30 pm, what is the half-life in minutes?
December 15, 2014 by Jason

Science
If 15% of the radioactive material decays in 5 days, what would be the percentage of amount of original material left after 25 days?
June 4, 2015 by Anonymous

chemistry
The radioactive isotope, phosphorus-32, has a half-life of 14.26 days. How much phosphorus-32 will remain after 60 days? Please help.
September 3, 2015 by Ken

Algebra
If 18g of a radioactive substance are present initially and 8 yr later only 9 g remain, how much of the substance will be present after 20 yr?
September 22, 2015 by Sasha

physics
The half life of a radioactive sample is 6.93 days.after how many days will only one -tenth of the sample be left behind?
August 1, 2012 by Mira

chemistry
if the amount of radioactive iodine-123 in a sample decreases from .400g to .100g in 26.2 hours, what is the half-life of iodine-123
April 18, 2013 by j

Algebra
What are some real-life examples of exponential decay? Please help me think of some ideas...except radioactive decay.
January 30, 2014 by Anonymous

chemistry
A radioactive sample contains 2.45 g of an isotope with a half-life of 3.8 days. How much of the isotope in grams will remain after 11.4 days?
March 14, 2014 by Jacques

math
If 18g of a radioactive substance are present initially and 5 yr later only 9g remains, how much of the substance will be present after 11yr?
December 3, 2014 by Ernie

math
39mg radioactive with 1/2 life is decay total in 2.5 years. How many mg it remain if half of the amount is decay in 2 years? Thank you!
June 18, 2010 by Marie

precalculus
Twenty percent of a radioactive substance decays in ten years. By what percent does the substance decay each year?
March 3, 2011 by katrina

Chemistry
If the amount of radioactive iodine-123 in a sample decreases from 0.8 g to 0.1 g in 36.2 hours, what is the half-life of iodine-123
April 17, 2011 by Sara

physics
if 5/6th of a radioactive sample decay in 70 years and 1/6th remain. how can you find the half life without knowing the decay constant can you help?
May 21, 2008 by ronny

chemistry
a certain radioactive nuclide has a half life of 5.00 hour. Calcuate the decay rate for 1.000 mole of this nuclide __________ decay s-1
July 12, 2012 by eric

College Algebra
The half-life of a radioactive material is about 34.6 years. How much of a 1-gram sample of the material is left after 30 years?
October 20, 2012 by Anonymous

Elem. Ed.----- I Need Help!!!
Can you help with this question? 1. Charts do not: A. offer an opportunity for shared experiences. B. allow the print to stand out. C. capture the children's attention. D. teach children to read at a very early age. I know charts (A) offer opportunities for shared experiences,...
September 21, 2007 by Anonymous

calculus
radioactive Carbon 14 in a dead organism decays according to the equation A=A e^.000124t where t is in years and A0 is the amount at t=0. Estimate the age of a skull uncovered in an archeological site if 10% of the original Carbon 14 is still present.
July 3, 2015 by veronica

College Algebra
A radioactive substance decays in such a way that the amount of mass remaining after t days is given by the function m(t) = 9e−0.012t where m(t) is measured in kilograms. (a) Find the mass at time t = 0.
July 29, 2015 by Melany

Elem. ED.
Art and math are being integrated when students: 1. draw more than 1 picture on a page. 2. use rectangular paint pots. 3. identify geometric shapes when composing a picture. 4. insist on using the same materials as their peers. Is the 3rd answer correct? "identifying geometric...
April 9, 2007 by Keisha

Math/Calculus
After 5 days, a particular radioactive substance decays to 37% of its original amount. Find the half life of this substance. Is this right? Th= ln 2/ln(1/.37) x 5 days
October 17, 2011 by Christine

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