Probability

Asked by tangocharliee | 10th Dec, 2009, 07:55: AM

Expert Answer:

HI dear,

The probability of nucleus to decay in two mean lives is:

y = 1/2x

Written for time t:

y = 1/2 1/t

y is fraction of original material

t 1/2 is the number of half-lives.

y = 1/22 = 1/4

Hope this helps.

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Answered by  | 20th Dec, 2009, 02:06: PM

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