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A particular radioactive nucleus survives four half lives. The probability that this nucleus will survive the next half life is (a) ½ (b) ¼ (c) 1/3 (d) 1/20


A particular radioactive nucleus survives four half lives. The probability that this nucleus will survive the next half life is (a) ½ (b) ¼ (c) 1/3 (d) 1/20


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Amitabh Shrivastava
32 Points
11 years ago

Probability that a nucleus survives a half life is 1/2 irrespective of no. of half lives it has already survived

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