BasicStudents matched to this level have a partial mastery of prerequisite knowledge and skills fundamental for proficient work.
At Grade (Proficient)Students matched to this level have demonstrated competency over challenging subject matter, including subject matter knowledge, application of such knowledge to real-world situations, and analytical skills appropriate to subject matter.
AdvancedStudents matched to this level are ready for material that requires superior performance and mastery.
Alpha decay is a type of radioactive (nuclear) decay. Here, I explain what alpha decay is, how atoms go from stable to unstable, and then I do practice problems with examples of alpha decay. Courtesy of Tyler DeWitt