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## Homework Statement

In the following fusion reaction, a deuterium nucleus (D) combines with a tritium nucleus (T) to form a helium nucleus (He-4). If the following masses of deuterium and tritium are used to produce energy, calculate the total amount of energy produced.

## Homework Equations

E = mc

^{2}

## The Attempt at a Solution

Adding: D + T = 2.014102 + 3.016049 = 5.030151

Adding: He + n = 4.002602 + 1.008665 = 5.011267

Subtracting the two: 5.030151 - 5.011267 = 0.018884 g or 1.8884x10

^{-5}kg

Using the equation to find the total amount of energy:

E = mc

^{2}= (1.8884x10

^{-5}) x (3x10

^{8}m/s)

^{2}= 1.7x10

^{12}J

Can someone confirm for me if I got all the steps right and calculations?