Determine the amount of time for polonium-210 to decay to one fourth its original quantity. The half-life of polonium-210 is 138 days. Expla

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Determine the amount of time for polonium-210 to decay to one fourth its original quantity. The half-life of polonium-210 is 138 days. Explain.

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    Answer:

    276 days

    Explanation:

    1/4 th of the original means 2 half lives

    1 half life = 138 days

    So,

    2 half lives = 276 days

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