science(chem)

posted by .

Calculate the binding energy per nucleon for the following nuclei:
a: 12C(nuclear mass, 11.996708 amu)
6
-------
b. ^37Cl(nuclear mass, 36.956576)


i'm confused on how to solve and if theres a specific formula for this...

please help thank you

add the masses for six pronons, and six neutrons. Add those masses. Subtract the mass of C12. Convert that to binding energy (E=mc^2) Divide by 12.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Physics

    I'm sorry if it's a lot, but I want to make sure I didn't do any mistakes on this worksheet. Thanks!!1. If the mass of a Ne-20 atom is 19.9924 amu, calculate its binding energy. (I got 2.578 x 10^-11 Joules)2. If the mass of a Ca-40 …
  2. Chemistry

    Calculate the mass defect and the binding energy/nucleon of the nuclide 9/4 Be which has a mass of 9.012 182 24 amu. The mass of a proton is 1.007 276 47 amu and the mass of a neutron is 1.008 664 90. one amu= 1.6605*10^-27 and the …
  3. Chemistry

    Calculate the mass defect and the binding energy/nucleon of the nuclide 9/4 Be which has a mass of 9.012 182 24 amu. The mass of a proton is 1.007 276 47 amu and the mass of a neutron is 1.008 664 90. one amu= 1.6605*10^-27 and the …
  4. Chemistry

    Calculate the mass defect and the binding energy/nucleon of the nuclide 9/4 Be, which has a mass of 9.01218224 amu. The mass of the proton is 1.00726747 amu and the mass of the neutron is 1.00866490 amu. I've gotten this far... mass …
  5. chemistry

    If the mass od one neutron is 1.00866 amu, the mass of one proton is 1.00728 amu, and the mass of 12C nucleus is 11.99671 amu, calculate the binding energy for the 12C nucleus. A-1.10x10^18 kJ/mol B-8.90x10^9 C-1.10x10^15 D-8.90x10^12 …
  6. physics

    Neon-20 has a nuclear mass of 19.992439 amu. the total nuclear binding energy for Ne-20 is?
  7. Chemistry

    There are three isotopes of phosphorus. Only one of them is stable. Calculate the binding energy per nucleon (in MeV) for P-32 (atomic mass = 31.9739 u). mass H = 1.007825 u and mass n = 1.008665 u. I multiplied the protons(15) by …
  8. nuclear chemistry

    determine the nuclear binding energy for Ir-187. Atomic mass of Ir-187=187.958830 g/mol (per nucleon) dE=dmc(^2) mass of proton= 1.00728 amu mass of neutron=1.00866 amu
  9. nuclear chemistry

    determine the nuclear binding energy for Ir-187. Atomic mass of Ir-187=187.958830 g/mol (per nucleon) dE=dmc(^2) mass of proton= 1.00728 amu mass of neutron=1.00866 amu
  10. Science

    1. Massive amounts of destructive energy are released when a nuclear fission bomb explodes. Where does that energy come from?

More Similar Questions