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Suppose a nucleus of 93X236 fissions into two fragments whose mass ratio is 0.37:0.63. With the aid of the drawing, estimate the energy (in MeV) released during this fission.
Ive treied to do this problem but i keep getting the wrong answer. I keep getting 164.253 MeV
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