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Which of the following is correct for the nuclear fission reaction?
Choose one answer.
a. The mass of the daughter nucleus is always greater than the mass of the parent nucleus.
b. The mass of the daughter nucleus is always less than the mass of the parent nucleus.
c. The mass of the daughter nucleus is always equal to the mass of the parent nucleus.
d. The mass of the daughter nucleus is always two times less than the mass of the parent nucleus.

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    b. There are two "daughter" nuclei in fission. The sum of their masses is less than that of the parent.

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