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Which type of radioactive particle has no mass and is formed when a proton is neutron is...

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Which type of radioactive particle has no mass and is formed when a proton is neutron is converted to a proton?

Radioactivity

Nuclei are radioactive and they also emit particles and become a different nucleus. This process is called as radioactive decay. There are three emissions that are present in radioactive decay.

Answer and Explanation:

Beta particle do not have any mass and it is formed when a proton is neutron is converted to a proton. Beta decay occurs when neutron decays to proton. It occurs when a radioactive isotope decay and form a proton or an electron or an antineutrino.


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