How do the ionizing power and penetrating power of beta

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Problem 12Q

How do the ionizing power and penetrating power of beta particles compare to other types of radiation?

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Here, we are going to compare the ionizing and penetrating power of beta particles to other types of radiation.

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Beta particles are the electrons having very high energy. They are actually the electrons which are generated during the splitting of a neutron into a proton and an accompanying electron.

Beta particles are highly energetic and are negatively charged.

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Since,...

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Chapter 17, Problem 12Q is Solved
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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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