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Problem 2, Radiation Background and Lifestyles
 
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 9-12


The accumulation of radiation throughout a person's lifetime is a total lifetime dosage. This lifetime dosage can make humans susceptible to various forms of cancers. In this problem, students calculate the total lifetime dosages in Rems. A one-page teacher guide accompanies the one-page assignment.

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This mathematics problem is part of Space Math III.