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## Homework Statement

Calculate the energy released in the alpha neutron reaction for beryllium. The mass of beryllium is 9.012183u.

[tex]^{4}_{2}[/tex]He + [tex]^{9}_{4}[/tex]Be [tex]\rightarrow[/tex] [tex]^{1}_{0}[/tex]n + [tex]^{12}_{6}[/tex]C

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

Tried finding the total binding energy for both side of the equation and then subtracting the right side of the equation from the left.