half life, Chemistry

A 64-g sample of germanium-66 is left undisturbed for 12.5 hours. At the end of that period, only 2.0 g remain. What is the half-life of this material?
4. With a half-life of 28.8 years, how long will it take for 1000 mg of strontium-90 to decay to 125mg?
5. Cobalt-60 has a half-life of 5.3 years. If a pellet that has been in storage for 26.5 years contains 14.5 g of cobalt-60, how much of this radioisotope was present when the pellet was put into storage?
6. A 1000 g block of phosphorus-32, which has a half-life of 14.3 days, is stored for 100.1 days. At the end of this period, how much phosphorus- 32 remains?
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