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. The radioisotope californium-250 decays via alpha emission primarily to the ground state of curium-246 (85% probability) and to the first excited state at 42.9 keV (15% probability).

(a) Draw the decay diagram.

250Cf    (13.08 y)

(b) Given the Q-value of this reaction is 6.128 MeV, determine the energies of the two associated alpha particles. Show all work.

c) How many significant digits should these energy values have? Why?

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