Please Help! Positron emission?

Oxygen-15 decays by positron emission. In what group of the periodic table would the daughter nucleus produced by this decay be found?

a) IA

b) IIA

c) IVA

d) VA

e) VIA

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  • Grover
    Lv 7
    7 years ago
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    8O15 → +1β0 + 7N15

    (notice atomic number add up: 8 = 1 + 7 and

    mass numbers add up: 15 = 0 + 15.

    N is in col _____________

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