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Posted by Brianna on Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at 6:14am.

If ^235U (235.043930 u) is struck by a neutron it undergoes fission producing ^144 Ba (143.922953 u), ^89 Kr (88.917630 u) and three neutrons (1.0086649 u).

(a) Calculate the energy in MeV released by each fission reaction.
(b) Calculate the energy released per gram of ^235U in MeV/g.

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