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Answer: One of the nuclides in spent nuclear fuel is U-235, an alpha emitter with a

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Problem 74P

One of the nuclides in spent nuclear fuel is U-235, an alpha emitter with a half-life of 703 million years. How long does it take for the amount of U-235 to reach one-eighth of its initial amount?

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Half-life is the time required for a quantity to reduce to half its initial value, i.e,  it is the amount of time taken for substances such as radioactive substance for half of its atoms to decay. It is expressed as t1⁄2.

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
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Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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