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The least penetrating form of radiation is ____. a. beta radiation c. alpha radiation b. gamma radiation d. X rays
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User: The least penetrating form of radiation is ____. a. beta radiation c. alpha radiation b. gamma radiation d. X rays

Weegy: The least penetrating form of radiation is alpha radiation.



User: What is half-life? a. Half-life is a term that describes the time it takes for half of a particle to disintegrate c. Half-life is a term that describes the time it takes for the amount of radioactivity to increase by one half. b. Half-life is a term that describes the time it takes for the amount of radioactivity to go down by one half. d. None of the above

Weegy: Half-life - is a term that describes the time it takes for half of a particle to disintegrate.
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User: Which of the following materials is necessary to stop a beta particle? a. three feet of concrete c. a sheet of metal foil b. three inches of lead d. single sheet of paper

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A sheet of metal foil is necessary to stop a beta particle.
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