Chemistry

posted by .

Argon-39 decays to become Potassium-39. write the nuclear equation.

  • Chemistry -

    argon has 18 protons, and potassium has 19

    So what if a neutron in Argon became a proton?

    18Ar39>>>19K39+e-

    Is this called beta decay?

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Chemistry

    Write the symbols and a balanced nuclear equation for the following: a. Polonium -210 decays to give lead -206 b. Bismuth -211 decays by emitting an alpha particle c. The product from b. emits a beta particle d. When an alpha particle …
  2. Nuclear Physics

    A meteorite has landed at UOIT! Chemical analysis shows that it contains 1 gram of potassium and 1E-5 grams of argon, assumed to be present entirely from the decay of K-40. Assuming that no argon has escaped the meteorite, estimate …
  3. Chemistry

    Describe nuclear fission and write a nuclear equation to describe the fission of U-235?
  4. Chemistry

    What is the half-life of sodium-24? Explain how you determined your answer. Sodium-24 decays by beta emission. Write a nuclear equation that shows the decay of sodium-24 and its products.
  5. Chemistry

    AP Chem ---- Which type of radiation is emitted when chromium 51 decays into manganese 51?
  6. Chemistry

    Radium-223 nuclei usually decay by alpha emission. Once in every billion decays, a radium-223 nucleus emits a carbon-14 nucleus. Write a balanced nuclear equation for alpha emission. Write a balanced nuclear equation for carbon-14 …
  7. Chemistry

    Radium-223 nuclei usually decay by alpha emission. Once in every billion decays, a radium-223 nucleus emits a carbon-14 nucleus. Write a balanced nuclear equation for alpha emission. Write a balanced nuclear equation for carbon-14 …
  8. chemistry

    Write and balance the equation for the reaction between nitric acid and potassium iodide. The products are potassium nitrate, iodine, nitrogen monoxide, and water. 2HNO3 + KI = KNO3 + I + 2NO + H2O (Did I write the equation correctly?
  9. astronomy

    The isotope potassium-40 (40K) decays into the isotope argon-40 (40Ar) with a half-life of 1.25 billion years. Suppose we find a rock in which seven-eighths of the potassium-40 has decayed to become argon-40, and only one-eighth of …
  10. science

    Potassium-40 has a half life of 1.2 billion years and decays into the stable daughter isotope Argon-40. If you find a rock that contains 20 Potassium-40 atoms and 60 Argon-40 atoms, how old is the rock?

More Similar Questions