Problem: A radioactive sample contains 1.55 g of an isotope with a half-life of 3.8 days. What mass of the isotope remains after 5.5 days? A. 0.57g B. 1.02g C. 0.002g D. 0.69g E. 0.25g

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A radioactive sample contains 1.55 g of an isotope with a half-life of 3.8 days. What mass of the isotope remains after 5.5 days?

A. 0.57g

B. 1.02g

C. 0.002g

D. 0.69g

E. 0.25g

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