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Knowing how an element decays (alpha, beta, gamma) can allow a person to shield their body appropriately from excess radiation.
The quantity of radioactive nuclei at any given time will decrease to half as much in one half-life.
The only thing we know is that in the time of that substance's half-life, half of the original nuclei will disintegrate.
The ratio of carbon-14 to carbon-12 in living things remains constant while the organism is alive because fresh carbon-14 is entering the organism whenever it consumes nutrients.
(\(\ce\)-240 has a half-life of 1 hour) Solution \[\text = \dfrac (60 \, \text)\] After 4 hours, only \(3.75 \: \text\) of our original \(60 \: \text\) sample would remain the radioactive isotope \(\ce\)-240.
Example \(\Page Index\) A sample of \(\ce\)-225 originally contained \(8.0\,\,ug\).
Play a game that tests your ability to match the percentage of the dating element that remains to the age of the object.
There are two types of half-life problems we will perform.