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In a radioactive decay process, the negatively charged emitted ß -particles are (a) The electrons produced as a result of the decay of neutrons inside the nucleus (b) The electrons produced as a result of collisions between atoms (c) The electrons orbiting around the nucleus (d) The electrons present inside the nucleus.



In a radioactive decay process, the negatively charged emitted ß -particles are   


(a)    The electrons produced as a result of the decay of neutrons inside the nucleus


(b)    The electrons produced as a result of collisions between atoms


(c)    The electrons orbiting around the nucleus


(d)    The electrons present inside the nucleus.


 


Grade:upto college level

1 Answers

Simran Bhatia
348 Points
8 years ago

(a)

In beta minus decay (ß-), a neutron is transformed into a proton, and an electron is emitted from the nucleus along with antineutrino.

n = p + e- +  v

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