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A ____ counter is used to detect ionizing radiation. 2
All helium isotopes have ____ protons. 6
Tritium (two neutrons) is ____ than deuterium (one neutron). 8
A ____ particle is a high-speed electron emitted by nuclei. archaeological
Carbon-14 is used to date organic ____ samples. beta
All carbon isotopes (e.g. C-12 and C-14) have ____ protons. gamma
A ____ ray is a photon emitted by a radioactive substance. Geiger
Carbon-14 has 6 protons and ____ neutrons. heavier

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