Physics question 2 hw 23

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 Which process (fission or fusion) would release energy from gold, from carbon, and from iron? 1. fission; fusion; neither 2. fusion; fission; neither 3. fission; fission; fusion 4. fusion; fusion; neither

Jul 21st, 2015

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Gold has greater atomic mass than Iron, therefore it would release nuclear energy by fission.

Nuclear binding energy is at its maximum for Iron. therefore neither fission nor fusion processes would be able to release nuclear energy from Iron.

Carbon is relative lighter atomic mass than Iron, therefore it would release nuclear energy by fusion.

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Jul 21st, 2015

from carbon   : neither fission nor fusion

Gold  : Fission

Carbon : Fusion

Jul 21st, 2015

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