1. Algebra

    If a nuclear power plant can buy 86% enriched fuel for $21000/lb and can buy cheaper less enriched uranium that is 80% pure and for $14000/lb still using as a mixer the 57% pure uranium at $5000/lb which fuel is going to be more cost effective for the
  2. AP Chem

    Pretend you are a nuclear scientist and try to answer this bonus question. Uranium -235 (235U) is used as a fuel in nuclear power plants. However, natural uranium contains mostly U -238 (238U) and very little uranium -235. Therefore, it is necessary that
  3. 11th grade AP Chemistry

    Pretend you are a nuclear scientist and try to answer this bonus question. Uranium -235 (235U) is used as a fuel in nuclear power plants. However, natural uranium contains mostly U -238 (238U) and very little uranium -235. Therefore, it is necessary that
  4. Japan's Nuclear Crisis

    How does nuclear fission create energy? Nuclear energy is produced through the splitting, or fission, of a uranium atom in the core of a nuclear reactor. When hit by a neutron, the atom divides and releases two other neutrons, as well as heat and
  5. Nuclear FIssion

    How does nuclear fission create energy? Nuclear energy is produced through the splitting, or fission, of a uranium atom in the core of a nuclear reactor. When hit by a neutron, the atom divides and releases two other neutrons, as well as heat and
  6. Chemistry

    What is the difference between natural uranium and enriched uranium?
  7. 11th grade

    How many uranium atoms are there in 9.5 g of pure uranium? The mass of one uranium atom is 4 × 10−26 kg
  8. Physics

    A centrifuge can be used to separate cells from a liquid. To increase the rate at which objects can be separated from solution, it is useful to make the centrifuge's speed as large as possible. If you want to design a centrifuge of diameter 1.4 m to have a
  9. Physics

    How many uranium atoms are there in 8.2 g of pure uranium? The mass of one uranium atom is 4 × 10^−26 kg.
  10. Physics

    How many uranium atoms are there in 8.4 g of pure uranium? The mass of one uranium atom is 4 x 10^-26
  11. chemistry

    Any help with the following questions would be greatly appreciated! 1) What is the fuel source in nuclear power plants? How is that energy harvested from the source? 2) How does the fuel source used in power plants differ from the fuel source used in
  12. Chemistry

    The uranium used for nuclear fuel exists in nature in several minerals. Calculate how many moles of uranium are in 6.0 moles of the following: Carnotite; K2(UO2)2(VO4)2*3H2O Uranophane; CaU2Si2O11*7H2O Autunite; Ca (UO2)2(PO4)2*10H2O
  13. Physical science

    Why can't naturally occuring uranium be used in a nuclear power plant? A. Naturally occurring uranium decays too rapidly into thorium. B. The temperature of the uranium is too low. C. A sustainable chain reaction requires higher concentrations of U235 than
  14. chem please help!

    The average energy released in the fission of a single uranium-235 nucleus is about 3. 10-11 J. If the conversion of this energy to electricity in a nuclear power plant is 45% efficient, what mass of uranium-235 undergoes fission in a year in a plant that
  15. Chemistry

    Enriched uranium is produced via gaseous diffusion of UF6. Suppose a process were developed to allow diffusion of gaseous uranium atoms, U (g). Calculate the ratio of diffusion rates of U235 and U238, and compare it to the ratio for UF6 given in the essay.
  16. science

    What fuel other than uranium can be used in a nuclear reactor? Is the answer: Neptunium and plutonium, which are transuranium elements.
  17. Science

    Uranium-238 is less stable than oxygen-16. What accounts for this difference? (A) Uranium is a solid, while oxygen is a gas. (B) Unlike oxygen-16, uranium-238 has a nucleus in which repulsive electric forces surpass the strong nuclear forces. (C) Oxygen-16
  18. Chemistry

    This question looks at the relationship between the molecular structure, polarity and solubility of ethanol (wikipedia ethanol), water and petrol (Wikipedia Petroleum). This posting was made on a discussion board: "Ethanol mixs in fuel are not a bad thing
  19. Chemistry

    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
  20. Calculus disaster

    Uranium ore has two main isotopes, mostly U-238 with just a trace amount of U-235. In a sample of Uranium ore, 99.85% of the atoms are U-238 atoms and 0.15% are U-235 atoms. Before the Uranium can be used in a nuclear power plant, the proportion of U-235
  21. Physics

    Before a nuclear reaction, there is 0.01000 kg of uranium. After the nuclear reaction, there is 0.00950 kg of uranium. How much energy was released? (h = 6.63 × 1034 Js)
  22. SCIENCE

    Is this true or false? I am confused. Tests have been conducted to mine uranium from seawater. My book says that at one time or another Japan, Germany, and the United States have expressed interest in the extraction of uranium. Japan set up a land-based
  23. science

    In a serious accident, nuclear power plants reactor vessel cracks and all of the cooling water drains out. Although nuclear fission stops, radioactive decay continues to heat the reactor's 2.5× 10 to the 5 power kg uranium core at rate of 120 Mega-Watts.
  24. Chem

    The mass of a single uranium atom is 4.70E-22 grams. How many uranium atoms would there be in 164 milligrams of uranium?
  25. chemistry

    The mass of a single uranium atom is 4.70E-22 grams. How many uranium atoms would there be in 339 milligrams of uranium?
  26. Chemistry

    The mass of a single uranium atom is 4.70E-22 grams. How many uranium atoms would there be in 167 milligrams of uranium?
  27. chem

    can anyone help me with this question what is the advantages and disadvantages of hydrogen power as opposed to hydrogen fuel, also what is the equation for hydrogen feul? I do not understand your first question. Hydrogen power REQUIRES hydrogen fuel.
  28. Chemistry

    A1g sample of enriched water, a mixture of H2O AND D2O, reacted completely with Cl2 to give a mixture of HCl and DCl. The HCl and DCl were then dissolved in pure H2O to make a 1.00 L solution. A 25.00 mL, sample of the 1 L solution was reacted with excess
  29. Chemistry

    A 1.00 g sample of enriched water, a mixture of H2O and D2O, reacted completely with Cl2 to give a mixture of HCl and DCl. The HCl and DCl were then dissolved in pure H2O to make a 1.00 L solution. A 25.00 mL sample of the 1.00 L solution was reacted with
  30. science help PLS

    A nuclear power plant produces huge amount of electricity. However, it dumps radioactive wastes into the sea. This has led to an increase in illness among people living along the coast. Which of these is the best method to solve this problem? Increase
  31. Enriched science

    Engineers who are working to find alternative fuel sources hope to A. Reduce air pollution B. Use more fossil fuels C. Design microorganisms that will eat oil D. Increase the yeild of food crops
  32. physics

    A nuclear reactor for producing neutron beams is refuelled with about 10 kg of uranium, which contains initially 90% of the fissile isotope 235U. The reactor operates continuously at a constant thermal power of 57 MW until the quantity of 235U is reduced
  33. Physics

    A nuclear reactor for producing neutron beams is refuelled with about 10 kg of uranium, which contains initially 90% of the fissile isotope 235U. The reactor operates continuously at a constant thermal power of 57 MW until the quantity of 235U is reduced
  34. Chemistry

    If the half-life of uranium-235 is 7.04 (times) 10 (to the eight power) 8 y and 12.5 g of uranium-235 remain after 2.82 (times) 10 (to the ninth power) y, how much of the radioactive isotope was in the original sample?
  35. Chemistry

    If the half-life of uranium-235 is 7.04 (times) 10 (to the eight power) 8 y and 12.5 g of uranium-235 remain after 2.82 (times) 10 (to the ninth power) y, how much of the radioactive isotope was in the original sample?
  36. Chemistry

    how many grams of pure uranium can theoretically be extracted from 10.0kg sample of pitchblende which is 92.0%uo2
  37. Algebra 1

    You drive a car that runs on ethanol and gas. You have a 20-gallon tank to fill and you can buy fuel that it is either 25 percent ethanol or 85 percent ethanol. How much of each type of fuel should you buy to fill your tank so that it is 50 percent
  38. Chemistry

    How many grams of pure uranium can theoretically be extracted from a 10.0 kg sample of pitchblende, which is 92.0% UO2? Im not looking for the answer. I would just like to know the formula to solve the problem.
  39. Biology

    why did the nuclei enriched fraction appear in the centrifuge fraction spun at the slower speed? Why didn't this fraction contain only nuclei(Why wasn't it pure?)?
  40. Physics of Modern Technology

    1) In a conventional explosion, when each molecule of high explosive chemically reacts, it produces about 4 x 10-18 J (joules) of energy. If each molecule of high explosive weighs as much as a single uranium 235 atom, and each uranium atom releases about 4
  41. Physics of Modern Technology

    1) In a conventional explosion, when each molecule of high explosive chemically reacts, it produces about 4 x 10-18 J (joules) of energy. If each molecule of high explosive weighs as much as a single uranium 235 atom, and each uranium atom releases about 4
  42. science

    A uranium and iron atom reside a distance R = 28.70 nm apart. The uranium atom is singly ionized; the iron atom is doubly ionized. Calculate the distance r from the uranium atom necessary for an electron to reside in equilibrium. Ignore the insignificant
  43. science

    A uranium and iron atom reside a distance R = 28.70 nm apart. The uranium atom is singly ionized; the iron atom is doubly ionized. Calculate the distance r from the uranium atom necessary for an electron to reside in equilibrium. Ignore the insignificant
  44. Science

    How does Marie Curie help us understand the universe in which we live? Would this be correct?? With numerous experiments Marie confirmed Becquerel's observations that the electrical effects of uranium rays are constant, regardless of whether the uranium
  45. CHEM

    Pu-239 has a half-life of 24110 y. If 1.00 kg of this isotope is present in the used fuel rods of a nuclear power plant approximately how long will it take for this amount of Pu-239 to decay until there is less than 1 mg left ? Please help. I do not know
  46. Chemistry

    An experimental spacecraft consumes a special fuel at a rate of 2.10 × 102 L/min. The density of the fuel is 0.690 g/mL and the standard enthalpy of combustion of the fuel is –39.8 kJ/g. Calculate the maximum power (in units of kilowatts) that can be
  47. chemistry

    Problem#9: Consider the fuel octane (the main component of gasoline) and its combustion reaction 2C8H18(l) + 25O2(g) → 16CO2(g) + 18H2O(l) ΔHo = -10,942 kJ The “fuel value” of a fuel (unit kJ/g) is defined as the energy released when 1 g of
  48. science

    The half-life of uranium-235 is 713 million years. Suppose a fossil originally had 26 grams of uranium-235. A geologist had the fossil tested and found that it now has only 3.25 grams of uranium-235. Approximately how old is the fossil?
  49. physics- help me please

    Suppose you have two cubic meters of uranium, four cubic meters of lead, four cubic meters of copper. Rank them by mass, from smallest to largest. a)lead, copper, uranium b)uranium, copper, lead c)copper, uranium, lead d)uranium, lead, copper can someone
  50. English - check

    This rock turned out to be high grade uranium ore. Function is adjective Uranium is a radioactive element that is used to create nuclear energy. Function is Adjective During the spring of 1950, a man bent down to pick up a yellow rock. Function is Direct
  51. ap chemistry

    a cubic piece of uranium metal (specific eat capacity= .117 J/g degree celcius) at 200.0 degrees celcius is droped into 1.00 L of deuterium oxide ("heavy water", specific heat capacity=4.211 J/g degree celcius) at 25.5 degrees celcius. the final
  52. Chemistry

    A compound of chlorine and fluorine, ClFn, reacts at about 75oC with uranium metal to produce uranium hexafluoride, UF6 and chlorine monofluoride, ClF (g). A quantity of uranium produced 3.53g UF6 and 343 mL ClF at 75oC and 2.50 atm. What is the formula
  53. Math

    an airport mixes and additive into its jet fuel. The ration of fuel to additive needs to be kept the same. Complete the table below for amount of additive required for different amounts of fuel fuel (kg) 63 84 98 add 9(g) 30 42 48
  54. math

    The fuel rods for a certain type of nuclear reactor are bundled into a cylindrical shell. Consider this cross-section showing 19 identical fuel rods: a) If the diameter of the cylindrical shell is 12.35 cm, calculate the shaded area of the cross-section.
  55. algebra

    The half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 105 yr. If 97.7% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed?
  56. algebra

    The half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 105 yr. If 97.7% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed?
  57. math

    The half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 105 yr. If 98.3% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed?
  58. algebra

    The half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 105 yr. If 97.7% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed
  59. algebra

    The half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 105 yr. If 98.4% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed?
  60. Math

    The half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 105 yr. If 97.7% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed? ? yr
  61. math

    The half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 105 yr. If 97.4% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed?
  62. Environmental Science

    Nuclear fission ____ atoms to create energy A. Heats B. Corrodes C. Splits D. Combines A machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy is called a _____ A. Generator B. Solar Panel C. Windmill D. Motor Nuclear power plants use the
  63. Science

    No, No, and not possible. ditto! Was the first hydrogen bomb test near a uranium or plutonium deposit? If so, could the deposit have been used as fuel if the test had been conducted in the area of the deposit? What kind of damage would we be looking at if
  64. Physics - Collision in one dimension

    The mass of a uranium-238 atom is 3.95*10^-25kg. A stationary uranium atom emits an alpha particle with a mass of 6.64*10^-27kg. If the alpha particle has a velocity of 1.42*10^4m/s, what is the recoil velocity of the uranium atom. Ans: i tried MaV'a =
  65. math

    The half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 multiplied by 105 yr. If 97.4% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed?
  66. algebra

    The half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 multiplied by 105 yr. If 98.6% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed?
  67. algebra

    The half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 multiplied by 105 yr. If 98.8% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed?
  68. math

    The half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 multiplied by 105 yr. If 97.7% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed?
  69. math

    The half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 multiplied by 105 yr. If 98.7% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed? yr
  70. uncc

    the half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 x 10^5yr. If 98.5% of thee uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elasped
  71. algebra

    The half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 multiplied by 105 yr. If 98.8% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed?
  72. ALGEBRA

    The half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 multiplied by 105 yr. If 98.3% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed? =
  73. pre algebra

    The half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 105 yr. If 98.6% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed?
  74. MATH104

    he half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 multiplied by 105 yr. If 97.5% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed? yr
  75. English

    Regardless of whether the uranium was solid or pulverized, pure or in a compound, wet or dry, or whether exposed to light or heat. --This is just a section of a sentance and I would like to know what word I can use instead of pulverized. And don't just
  76. math

    solve the problem. the half-life of 234U, uranium-234, is 2.52 multiplied by 105 yr. If 98.3% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed?
  77. Chemistry

    Uranium hexafluoride is a solid at room temperature, but it boils at 56°C. Determine the density of uranium hexafluoride at 76°C at 747 torr.
  78. math

    The decay of uranium is modelled by D = D_0 * 2^(-kt). If it takes 6 years for the mass of uranium to halve, find the percentage remaining after: a. 2 years
  79. Science

    In the uranium mass 235,the binding energy was estimated as 3.0×10^-11Joules.Determine the energy released by 1g of uranium.
  80. Chemistry

    Uranium hexafloride is a solid at room temperature, but it boils at 56C. Determine the density of uranium hexafloride at 60C and 745 Torr.
  81. help with chemistry

    Uranium hexafluoride is a solid at room temperature, but it boils at 56°C. Determine the density of uranium hexafluoride at 67°C at 759 torr. ___g/L I got 12.7 i do not know if this is correct. Please help
  82. Chemistry 1046

    Geologists can estimate the age of rocks by their uranium-238 content. The uranium is incorporated in the rock as it hardens and then decays with first-order kinetics and a half-life of 4.5 billion years. A rock contains 65.7% of the amount of uranium- 238
  83. Math

    The half life of Uranium 230 is 20.8 days. How long would it take for 20% of Uranium 230 to decay?
  84. chemistry

    how many pounds of uranium are needed to make a nuclear bomb
  85. Math

    Shoes are on sale, buy one and get the cheaper pair 50% off. Jane and Janette wants to buy shoes and share equal amount of discount. If the pair of shoes that Jane wants to buy is 120, and the pair that Janette wants to buy is 60, how much do they each
  86. Chemistry

    Geologists can estimate the age of rocks by their uranium-238 content. The uranium is incorporated in the rock as it hardens and then decays with first-order kinetics and a half-life of 4.5 billion years. A rock is found to contain 82.7% of the amount of
  87. intro of my essay

    Nuclear power plants have been a controversy issue in our world for many years and it will continue to be so in the years to come. The issue of whether people should or shouldn’t accept power plants to be operated has been widely debated among
  88. Maths

    The fuel rods for a certain type of nuclear reactor are bundled into a cylindrical shell. Consider this cross-section showing 19 identical fuel rods: a) If the diameter of the one rod is 2.8cm, calculate the shaded area of the cross-section. b) If the
  89. MPG's- fuel economy

    Which production car can you buy today that has the highest gas mileage?
  90. Chemistry

    ok i need to figure out how a balanced reaction of a fuel cell would look like. you know a source of hydrogen power. http://auto.howstuffworks.com/fuel-cell.htm
  91. Definitions....

    What is pure liquid? What is impure liquid? Thx You are going to have to define these in context. "Pure" is a relative term. For instance, the term "pure" water...is it really pure? It depends on the definition of pure being used. Pure liquid could mean
  92. science

    Calculate the uranium ratios in the natural uranium decay chain using radioactive decay relationships. Compare to the value obtained using published natural abundances.
  93. Math

    A car engine is running at 5000 revolutions per minute. (a) how many revolutions are made in one hour? (b)if this engine uses 10 litres of fuel in one hour, how much fuel, in millilitres,does it use for every revolution?
  94. science

    given that the energy released per fissin of Uranium-235 nucleus is 200Mev, calculate the number of fissions and amount of energy available if 50g of Uranium-235 is completely fissioned
  95. grammar check

    Uranium is a radioactive element that is used to create nuclear energy. Predicate Noun <---
  96. algebra 1

    Harold's car has a fuel tank with 12 gallons of fuel in it. The fuel efficiency of Harold's car is 25 miles per gallon. Write an equation to represent the amount of fuel remaining, f, in Harold's car after driving m miles.
  97. Physics

    You and your friends are organizing a trip to Europe. Your plan is to rent a car and drive through the major European capitals. By consulting a map you estimate that you will cover a total distance of 5000 \rm km. Consider the euro-dollar exchange rate
  98. Physics

    A fossil-fuel power plant that generates 1000MW of electrical power discharges 1600MJ per second as waste heat into the river. A)At what rate(in MW) is thermal energy obtained fromt the burning of coal? B)What is the thermal efficiency(power output/heat
  99. Microeconomics

    Last year Delta airlines purchased and stored 1 million gallons of aviation fuel at a time when aviation fuel was selling for $2.00 per gallon. Aviation fuel is now valued at $3.00 per gallon. What is the opportunity cost of using this stored fuel now?
  100. Chem

    Aviation fuel is significantly more expensive per gallon than diesel fuel. Why then is aviation fuel still used in Planes?