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Nuclear Stability

CHEM-6LAOXY

Which one of the statements about the belt of stability is UNTRUE?

A

The nuclei that lie in the belt of stability are radioactive nuclei.

B

The nuclei that lie above the belt of stability will emit beta particles.

C

The nuclei that lie below the belt of stability will emit either positron emission or electron capturing.

D

There are no stable nuclides with atomic numbers larger than 83.