# Radioactive Decay Rate

An isotope of phosphorous, $^{32}$P, is radioactive and undergoes beta decay with a half life of 14.3 days. How long would it take for 99% of a sample of this isotope to decay?

Posted by Dalton Wylde a year ago

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B. Find the rate constant

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[NO$_2$]$^X$[O$_2$]$^Y$

A $\longrightarrow$ products

t$_\frac{1}{2}$ = 180s

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