"Calculate the total KE of the products of the reaction(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

13-C (d,n) 14-N if the incoming deuteron (d) has KE = 36.3 MeV"

I used the Q-value equation which is

Q = KEn + KEN - KEn - KEd

but to find the kinetic energy for each particle, velocity is required (which isn't given in the question)

So, i tried to use E=MC^2 and didn't work out well

to calculate the total KE of the products (KE of neutron and nitrogen)

can't i just use E=MC^2?

please help

Thanks

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# Homework Help: Binding energy question

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