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A ____ particle is a high-speed electron emitted by nuclei. 2
An ____ particle consists of two protons and two neutrons. 8
Tritium (two neutrons) is ____ than deuterium (one neutron). alpha
Nuclei ____ during nuclear fission reactions. beta
A ____ counter is used to detect ionizing radiation. Geiger
Carbon-14 has 6 protons and ____ neutrons. geological
Uranium-238 is used to date ____ samples (rocks, meteorites). heavier
All helium isotopes have ____ protons. split apart

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