Transmutation is a process in which a radioactive element transforms into another element. This occurs as there is a change in the number of protons in the atomic nucleus. Duration: 4:59.
VIDEO CHECK QUESTIONS
5.11a What does a radioactive atom lose as it increases its atomic number by one?
5.11b What does a radioactive atom lose as it decreases its atomic number by two?
5.11c What is the connection between lead-206 and uranium-238?
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