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Problem 74AE

The synthetic radioisotope technetium-99, which decays by beta emission, is the most widely used isotope in nuclear medicine. The following data were collected on a sample of 99Tc:

Disintegrations

per Minute Time (h)

180

0

130

2.5

104

5.0

77

7.5

59

10.0

46

12.5

24

17.5

Using these data, make an appropriate graph and curve fit to determine the half-life.

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Textbook: Chemistry: The Central Science
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Author: Theodore E. Brown; H. Eugene LeMay; Bruce E. Bursten; Catherine Murphy; Patrick Woodward
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