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What is the activity N//t of the radioactive source?

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A 2.0-kg tumor is being irradiated by a radioactive source. The tumor receives an absorbed dose of 12 Gy in a time of 750 s. Each disintegration of the radioactive source produces a particle that enters the tumor and delivers an energy of 0.35 MeV. What is the activity N//t of the radioactive source?

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Provides steps necessary to determine the activity N//t of the radioactive source.

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Absorbed Energy (Joules) = Absorbed Dose (Gy) * Mass (kg)
= 12 ...

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