# Atomic energy

## Homework Statement

Calculate the energy released in the alpha neutron reaction for beryllium. The mass of beryllium is 9.012183u.
$$^{4}_{2}$$He + $$^{9}_{4}$$Be $$\rightarrow$$ $$^{1}_{0}$$n + $$^{12}_{6}$$C

## 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.