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Match the definition with the correct term. The …. of a substance is the number of nuclear decays per second.CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following units do we use to measure the number of nuclear decays per second?CorrectIncorrect
What is the term used to describe the amount of time taken for half of a sample to decay?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following statements is accurate?CorrectIncorrect
Match the following definition with the correct term. …… is the time taken for the activity of a source to decay by half.CorrectIncorrect
Which two of the following statements accurately describe the decay of unstable nuclei?CorrectIncorrect
The half-life of a 25kg sample of caesium-137 is 30 years. What is the half life of a 12.5kg sample of caesium-137?CorrectIncorrect
The graph shows the activity of two different radioactive substances. Determine the half-life of Source A (blue) in minutes. Do not add the units.CorrectIncorrect
The graph shows the activity of two different radioactive substances. Determine the half-life of Source B (red) in minutes. Do not add the units.CorrectIncorrect
The half-life of cobalt-60 is 5 years. If there are 100g of cobalt-60 in a sample, how much will be left after 15 years?CorrectIncorrect
A sample of uranium-235 has a mass of 15kg. Given that the half-life of uranium-235 is 700 million years, calculate how long ago the sample would have been a mass of 240kgCorrectIncorrect