Radioactive decay The half-life of a certain radioactive substance is 12 hours. There are 8 grams present initially.
a. Express the amount of substance remaining as a function of time t.
b. When will there be 1 gram remaining?
Step 1 of 4</p>
In this problem we have to find the amount of substance remaining and also find the when will be 1 gram remaining.
Half life of radioactive substance is 12 hours.
And also give 8 grams present initially.
Step 2 of 4</p>
We know that the number of radioactive substance (y) present at any later time t will be
Given in the problem and .
First find the value of