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Which of the following statements best describes the random nature of radioactive decay?



A. The decaying nucleus emits either an a-particle, or a b-particle or a g-ray photon.
B. The type of radiation emitted by the decaying nucleus cannot be predicted.
C. The time at which a particular nucleus will decay cannot be predicted
D. The decay of a nucleus is unaffected by environmental conditions.

This question is part of 7.2 Atomic Physics
Asked by Gboulton, Last updated: Feb 27, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered May 22, 2017

The time at which a particular nucleus will decay cannot be predicted
 

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