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radioactivity decay:Let q represent a mass of radioactive radium(226^Ra)(in grams ), whose half life is 1620 years.
the quantity of radium present after t years is
(a)Determine the initial quantity (when t=0)
(b) Determine the quantity present after 100 years
(c) graph the function over the interval t=0 to  t=5000

There should be parentheses around the exponent:
Q = 25()^(t/1620)

The initial quantity is 25 g.
The quantity after 100 years is approximately 23.95 g:

The quantity after 5000 years is approximately 2.94 g  

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