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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 10:04pm.

The most abundant isotope of uranium,238U , does not undergo fission. In a breeder reactor, however, a 238U atom captures a neutron and emits two beta particles to make a fissionable isotope of plutonium, which can then be used as fuel in a nuclear reactor.Write the balanced nuclear equation.

Express your answer as a nuclear equation

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