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An Excel[TM] Model of a Radioactive Series
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Physics Education Volume 44, Number 1, ISSN 0031-9120

Abstract

A computer model of the decay of a radioactive series, written in Visual Basic in Excel[TM], is presented. The model is based on the random selection of cells in an array. The results compare well with the theoretical equations. The model is a useful tool in teaching this aspect of radioactivity. (Contains 4 figures.)

Citation

Andrews, D.G.H. (2009). An Excel[TM] Model of a Radioactive Series. Physics Education, 44(1),. Retrieved April 25, 2019 from .

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