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    Alpha & Beta Penetration

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    a) How much energy does an alpha particle require to penetrate the minimal protective epidermal layer of skin (thickness~7mg/cm^2)?

    b) How much energy does an beta particle require to penetrate the minimal protective epidermal layer of skin (thickness~7mg/cm^2)?

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