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Problem 50

Nuclear Reactions

If a 1.50-cm-thick piece of lead can absorb 90% of the rays from a radioactive source, how many centimeters of lead are needed to absorb all but 0.100% of the rays?

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PHYC101 Week 1 Science: Process of Model Building  Physical (concrete; 3D objects)  Gestural (kinesthetic; body movements)  Verbal (spoken/written; analogy; metaphor)  Pictorial (visual diagrams; animations)  Numerical (data table; lists)  Graphical (ordered pairs)  Mathematical (equations, formulas) The Metirc System  Meters o Measures length or distance  Millimeter o Thickness of a dime  Centimeter o Width of a paperclip o fingernail  Kilometer o 10 football fields o 6 city blocks o used to measure mass or weight  Milligram o Grain of salt  Grams o Small as a paperclip  Kilograms o 6 apples/ 2 pounds  Liters o Measures liquids or capacity  Milliliter o One drop Changing Metric Units  To change from one unit to another, multiply or divide by 10 Time  1m = 60 sec  1hr = 60min = 3600 sec Verbal Model  Common words and phrases used to describe the motion of an object in a straight line o (One dimensional motion)  Speeding up; slowing down  Constant speed; constant velocity  Accelerating; decelerating  Distance; displacement  Proper use of these terms in scientific sentence could be different from real life

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