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Homework Help: Can i get a formula?

  1. May 9, 2005 #1
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    Calculate the energy (in Mev's) released in the reaction: 2/1H + 3/1H ->4/2He + 1/0n + E
    and i know 1 amu = 931 Mev
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  3. May 9, 2005 #2


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    Calculate the difference in mass between the reactants and the products, then convert that mass difference into energy units.

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  4. May 9, 2005 #3


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    Either the book where u've taken that reaction or the internet has to have the rest masses of those 4 partices.


    P.S.Evaluate the mass defect in amu-s and then simply multiply the result by 931MeV/amu.
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