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Balanced Nuclear Equations of Radioactive Isotopes

Write a balanced nuclear equation for the alpha decay of each of the following radioactive isotopes:
a. curium-243
b. 225 AC
89
c. 229 Th
90
d. 261 Bh
107

2. Write a balanced nuclear equation for the beta decay of each of the following radioactive isotopes:
a. 44 K
19
b. Iron-59
c. Potassium-42
d. 141 Ba
56

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1a. 243 Cm 96 ----> 4 He 2 + 239 Pu 94

1b. 225 Ac 89 ------> 4 He 2 + 221 Fr ...

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