Write a balanced nuclear equation for the following: The nuclide uranium-238 undergoes alpha emission.


Answer 1


²³⁸₉₂U → ²³⁴₉₀Th + ⁴₂He + Energy



When uranium undergoes an alpha decay, it's atomic number is reduced by 2 while it atomic mass is reduced by 4 similar to the elements helium (He) and sometimes alpha decay is represented by a helium atom.

Equation of decay

²³⁸₉₂U → ²³⁴₉₀Th + ⁴₂He + Energy

When uranium undergoes an alpha decay, it loses an alpha particle similar to a helium atom and forms thorium which has an atomic number of 90 and atomic mass of 234 with the release of energy.

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Calculate your experimentally determined percent mass of water in Manganese(II) sulfate monohydrate. Report your result to 2 or 3 significant figures, e. g. 9.8% or 10.2%.


The mass percentage of the water in hydrated magnesium sulfate (MnSO4 . H2O) is 10.6%.

What is percentage mass?

The percentage mass is the ratio of the mass of the element or molecule in the given compound.

The percentage can be given as:

\text{Percent Mass} = \frac{\text{Mass of molecule}}{\text{total mass of compound}} * 100 \%

The mass of the water is 18.02 g/mol and the molar mass of hydrated magnesium sulfate (MnSO4 . H2O) is 169.03 g/mol.


\text{Percent Mass} = \frac{\text{18.02}}{\text{169.03 }} * 100 \%\n\n\text{Percent Mass} = 10.6 \%}

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The determined percent mass of water can be calculated from the formula of the hydrate by  

dividing the mass of water in one mole of the hydrate by the molar mass of the hydrate and  

multiplying this fraction by 100.


Manganese(ii) sulphate monohydrate is MnSO4 . H2O

1. Calculate the formula mass. When determining the formula mass for a hydrate, the waters of  

hydration must be included.

1 Manganes  52.94 g = 63.55 g  

1 Sulphur  32.07 g =  

32.07 g 2 Hydrogen is  = 2.02 g

4 Oygen       =  

64.00 g 1 Oxygen 16.00 = 16.00 g

151.01 g/mol  18.02 g/mol


Formula Mass = 151.01 + (18.02) = 169.03 g/mol

2. Divide the mass of water in one mole of the hydrate by the molar mass of the hydrate and  

multiply this fraction by 100.

Percent hydration = (18.02 g /169.03 g) x (100) = 10.6%

The final result is 10.6% after the two steps calculations

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O A. Gas
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Water is in the solid phase at 0.25 atm and 0°C.

In what phase is water at 25?

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What phase is water in at 0 C?

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The toxic dose of ethylene glycol is 0.1 mL per kg body weight (mL/kg). In grams (Density ethylene glycol = 1.11g/mL):

1.11g/mL * (0.1mL / kg) =  0.111g/kg

If the victim weighs 85kg, its letal dose is:

85kg * (0.111g/kg) = 9.435g of ethylene glycol

Using the concentration of ethylene glycol in the liquid:

9.435g of ethylene glycol * (550g liquid / 120g ethylene glycol) = 43.2g of liquid are toxic.

The drinks are:

43.2g of liquid * (1 drink / 100 g) =

0.432 drinks are toxic

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