Ch 8: Nuclear Chemistry: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The Nuclear Chemistry chapter of this Chemistry Homework Help course helps students complete their nuclear chemistry homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered in your nuclear chemistry homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your nuclear chemistry homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Different types of radioactive decay
  • Radioactive decay and half life calculations
  • Effect of radioactive decay on the nucleus
  • Decay graphs
  • Radioactive tracers
  • Radioactive imaging
  • Balanced nuclear equations
  • Products of nuclear reactions
  • Mass energy conversions and defects
  • Nuclear binding energy
  • Fusion and fission
  • Carbon dating

5 Lessons in Chapter 8: Nuclear Chemistry: Homework Help
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Types of Radioactive Decay and Their Effect on the Nucleus

1. Types of Radioactive Decay and Their Effect on the Nucleus

What is meant by the term 'radioactive'? In this lesson we will break down the three main types of nuclear decay particles and discuss their composition, their effect on the nucleus, and their applications.

Balancing Nuclear Equations & Predicting the Product of a Nuclear Reaction

2. Balancing Nuclear Equations & Predicting the Product of a Nuclear Reaction

When a radioactive particle gives off radiation, what happens to the particle? This lesson will explain the three major types of radiation and what effect they have on the decaying atom.

Half-life: Calculating Radioactive Decay and Interpreting Decay Graphs

3. Half-life: Calculating Radioactive Decay and Interpreting Decay Graphs

What causes a radioactive particle to decay? We'll never really know, but our best guess lies in probability. In this lesson, we are going to focus on the half-life, a way of measuring the probability that a particle will react.

Mass-Energy Conversion, Mass Defect and Nuclear Binding Energy

4. Mass-Energy Conversion, Mass Defect and Nuclear Binding Energy

When you hear the term 'nuclear power,' what comes to mind? Do you know where that energy and power is coming from? In this lesson, we are going to zoom in on the nucleus of a helium atom to explain how something as small as a nucleus can produce an extremely large amount of energy.

Fusion, Fission, Carbon Dating, Tracers & Imaging: Applications of Nuclear Chemistry

5. Fusion, Fission, Carbon Dating, Tracers & Imaging: Applications of Nuclear Chemistry

What can the sun do that we can't? How do carbon atoms 'date'? Are radioactive isotopes helpful in the medical field? The answers to these questions can be found in this lesson on the applications of nuclear chemistry.

Chapter Practice Exam
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