What is a parent isotope? What is a daughter isotope?

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Evan K. Share
Mar 19, 2018

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A daughter isotope is the product of a Parent isotope.

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As a Parent isotope decays, it slowly forms into a daughter isotope. For example, uranium is a parent isotope and as it decays, it turns into a daughter isotope, which is lead.

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