Pre-class Exercise #16

 

The animation above shows the decay rate as a function of time for three different nuclear decay experiments.  How do the half-lives compare in the three experiments?  Start

 

  Your Name:

  Your Answer:

  A. Blue half-life > red half-life > green half-life.

  B. Blue half-life < red half-life < green half-life.

  C. All three half-lives are about the same.

  D. The half-lives cannot be determined.

This Physlet was created by Mario Belloni and Wolfgang Christian.