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    Which of the following statements are true about nuclear decays and radioactivity?

    True False a neutrino is a particle with a negative charge and a very small mass

    True False alpha decay involves emission of a 4He nucleus

    True False beta decay involves emission of an electron

    True False gamma decay involves emission of an electron

    True False the mass of a radioactive nucleus before decay is greater than the total mass of the decay products

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    The True statements are the following:

    Alpha decay involves emission of a 4He nucleus

    Beta decay involves emission of an electron

    The mass of a radioactive nucleus before decay is greater than the total mass of the decay products.

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