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Alpha particle
-4
-2
Beta particle
0
+1
Positron
0
-1
Gamma Rays
0
0
Electron capture
0
-1
radioactive decay
*the LARGER the decay constant, the FASTER the decay

*radioactive subst's decay with characteristic HALF-LIVES

*amt of radioactive subst remaining decreases EXPONENTIALLY with increasing time
Nuclear Binding Energy (E)
E = mc^2
oxidation states
#s for ea atom that desc the # of e-s it loses or gains when it reacts

*the atom has the oxidation # ONLY once its bonded (until then the # is 0)

*OXIDATION #s of the following remain same
grp1 (+1)
grp2 (+2)
grp3 (+3)
O (-2)
F (-1)
noble (0)
hydroxide
(polyatomic ion)
(OH)-
nitrate
(polyatomic ion)
(NO3)-
perchlorate
(polyatomic ion)
(ClO4)-
acetate
(polyatomic ion)
(C2H3O2)-
carbonate
(polyatomic ion)
(CO3)2-
sulfate
(polyatomic ion)
(SO4)2-
phosphate
(polyatomic ion)
(PO4)3-