# Problem: Uranium-238 decays spontaneously by consecutive emissions into what is believed to be a different uranium isotope. What series of emissions has most likely occurred? (a) alpha, beta, alpha (b) alpha, beta, beta (c) beta, beta, beta (d) alpha, beta, gamma (e) it is not possible for one uranium isotope to decay into another

###### Problem Details

Uranium-238 decays spontaneously by consecutive emissions into what is believed to be a different uranium isotope. What series of emissions has most likely occurred?

(a) alpha, beta, alpha

(b) alpha, beta, beta

(c) beta, beta, beta

(d) alpha, beta, gamma

(e) it is not possible for one uranium isotope to decay into another