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1

What makes a nucleus unstable or stable?

It has too many neutrons and protons

2

What are the 3 types of radiation?

Alpha, beta and gamma

3

What is the sum of the number of protons and neutrons?

Mass Number

4

What is an isotope that has an unstable nucleus and undergoes radioactive decay?

Radioisotope

5

What is the process by which the nuclei of atoms emit particles and rays?

Radioactivity

6

What is each unique atom?

Nuclide

7

When the neutron breaks into a proton and emits this kind of particles and rays?

Beta Radiation

8

What are the penetrating rays and particles emitted by a radioactive source?

Radiation

9

What are atoms with the sam number of protons but different number of neutrons?

isotopes

10

What are particles found in the nucleus of the atom?

Nucleous

11

What consists of helium that have been emitted from a radioactive source?

Alpha Particle

12

What shows the radioactive decomposition of the element?

Nuclear Equation

13

What are the number of protons in the nucleus?

Atomic number

14

What is an isotope that has an unstable nucleus and undergoes radioactive decay?

Radioisotope

15

What is the sum of the number of protons and neutrons?

Mass number

16

What are some examples of uses of nuclear radiation?

Chemotherapy, Nuclear Energy, cell phones, cancer scrrening