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Posted by Brian on Sunday, May 8, 2011 at 3:14pm.

In nuclear reactors, subatomic particles called neutrons are slowed down by allowing them to collide with the atoms of a moderator material, such as carbon atoms, which are 12 times as massive as neutrons. If the neutron has an initial speed of 1.0107 m/s, what will be its speed after collision?

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