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Posted by Saul on Monday, April 28, 2008 at 10:48am.

In a controlled chain reaction, for every three neutrons released by a uranium-235 nucleus, one is absorbed into another nucleus.
The number of neutrons absorbed by another nucleus decreases slightly. For every 30 released, only nine are absorbed. What will happen?

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For every 30 released, eleven are absorbed. What will happen?

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