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Uranium-238 is used to date ____ samples (rocks, meteorites). 6
Tritium (two neutrons) is ____ than deuterium (one neutron). 8
All carbon isotopes (e.g. C-12 and C-14) have ____ protons. alpha
C-14 is a natural isotope used for ____ dating. beta
A ____ particle is a high-speed electron emitted by nuclei. gamma
A ____ ray is a photon emitted by a radioactive substance. geological
An ____ particle consists of two protons and two neutrons. heavier
Carbon-14 has 6 protons and ____ neutrons. radiocarbon

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