A radioactive element has 1/32 of its original mass left after a lapse of 60 days. Its half life is:- a)12 days b)24 days c)32 days d)60 days...please explain your answer.

Asked by sumandeesinghrana | 12th Oct, 2010, 08:51: PM

Expert Answer:

(25 = 32)
 Therefore 5 half life = 60 days (given)
hence 1 Half life = 60/5 = 12 days

Answered by  | 13th Oct, 2010, 11:06: AM

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