# Homework Help: Easy Question, Nuclear Nomenclature

1. Mar 2, 2008

### americanforest

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

What does $$^{3}H(d,n)^{4}He$$ mean? I assume it means Helium goes to tritium or is it the other way around?

2. Relevant equations

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3. The attempt at a solution

N/A

2. Mar 3, 2008

### афк

It's another way to write:

$$^{3}H\,+\,^{2}H\,\longrightarrow\,^{4}He\,+\,^{1}n$$

with $^{2}H\equiv\,D$ being the symbol for Deuterium.

Last edited: Mar 3, 2008