Jackie V.

asked • 04/04/19

Growth and Decay Problem

After the release of radioactive material into the atmosphere from a nuclear power plant in a country in 1984, the hay in that country was contaminated by a radioactive isotope (half-life 5 days). If it is safe to feed the hay to cows when 15% of the radioactive isotope remains, how long did the farmers need to wait to use this hay?

2 Answers By Expert Tutors


Julia D. answered • 04/06/19

5 (5)

PhD Chemist, 3 years tutoring experience

Jackie V.

Thank you so much!😊


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