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    Nuclear decay and gamma radiation

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    Compare and explain the differing properties of alpha, beta and gamma radiation.

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    a. Radiation is the process by which an unstable parent nucleus becomes more stable by decay into a daughter nucleus by emitting particles and/or energy.

    There are three kinds of radiation:
    ? Alpha - a helium nucleus
    ? Beta - a high speed electron
    ? Gamma - an electromagnetic radiation of ...

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    The solution provides detailed explanations and comparison, in the form of a table, of different kinds of radiation.