A certain Geiger counter is known to respond to only 1 of every 1000 radiation events from a sample. Calculate the activity of each radioactive source in curies, given the following data. My text barely attempts to explain how to
A certain Geiger counter is known to respond to only 1 of every 1000 radiation events from a sample. Calculate the activity of each radioactive source in curies, given the following data. 580 clicks in 104 s My text barely
Suppose the counts recorded by a Geiger counter follow a Poisson process with an average of two counts per minute. Round the answers to 3 decimal places. (a) What is the probability that there are no counts in a 30-second
The age of a bone was to be determined by 14C dating. 14C has a half-life of 5,730 years, and a Geiger counter shows that the 14C in living tissue gives 15.2 cpm g-1 of carbon. If the same Geiger counter shows that the 14C in a
A human body required 0.01 m activity of radioactive substance after 24 hours .Half li of radioactive substance is 6 hours .Then injection of maximum activity of radioactive substance that can be injected is : a). 0.08 b). 0.04
a certain radioactive substance is decaying so that at time t, measured in years, the amount of the substance, in grams, is given by the function f(t)=3e^-3t. What is the rate of decay of the substance after half a year: I first
A radioactive substance decays exponentially. A scientist begins with 140 milligrams of a radioactive substance. After 21 hours, 70 mg of the substance remains. How many milligrams will remain after 35 hours?