(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

What is the equation for the reaction of a alpha particle and beryllium with production of one neutron

2. Relevant equations

Use an a chem equation

3. The attempt at a solution

The masses are 4 + 9 = 1 + x, so x = 12. The atomic numbers (protons) are 2 + 4 = 0 + x, so x is 6

Therefore a neutron and Carbon 12 is produced.

Is this correct????

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# Homework Help: Alpha particle and Beryllium reaction

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