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Radioactivity Applications

CHEM-JZVB21

The association between cigarette smoking and cancer has been well documented. There has been a potential contamination of radioactive substances with tobacco leaves due to the use of a phosphate fertilizer.

What could be the potential radioactive pollutants present in the tobacco leaves when the soil is treated with phosphate fertilizers?

Select ALL that apply.

A

Radon.

B

Radium.

C

Polonium.

D

Lead.

E

Bismuth.