February 8th, 2015, 04:39 PM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2014 From: Norway Posts: 140 Thanks: 3 Math Focus: geometry  Rate of radioactive decay
The rate of Radioactive decay that would reduce 100g of Uranium to 50g of Uranium and 50g of lead over a certain time period is 1)alpha decay 2)beta decay 3)halflife (I think this is the correct choice) 4)reduction rate What do you guys think? 
February 8th, 2015, 05:58 PM  #2 
Math Team Joined: Jul 2011 From: Texas Posts: 2,692 Thanks: 1351 
I agree with your choice.

February 9th, 2015, 02:53 AM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2014 From: Glasgow Posts: 2,084 Thanks: 699 Math Focus: Physics, mathematical modelling, numerical and computational solutions 
Correct! 

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