# How do you determine the total mass of an original 28.0-milligram sample of Po-210 that remains unchanged after 414 days?

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Jun 12, 2017

#### Answer:

Given the 138.4 day half-life of the radioisotope

#### Explanation:

Given the boundary conditions of the problem it was SPECIFIED that the mass of

And so your polonium isotope has experienced 3 half-lives.........And there is thus

Note that I think this was the first radioisotope isolated by Marie Curie who named it after her native Poland.