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Sometimes a radioactive nucleus decays into a nucleus which itself is radioactive. An example is :

Assume that we start with 1000 38S nuclei at time t = 0. The number of 38Cl is of count zero at t = 0 and will again be zero at t = ∞ . At what value of t, would the number of counts be a maximum?

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At time t, Let 38S have N1(t ) active nuclei and 38Cl have N2(t) active nuclei.

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