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Homework Help: Fission Reaction

  1. Jul 22, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    WHen an atom of U235 undergoes fission in a statement reactor about 200MeV energy is liberated. suppose that a reactor using U235 has an output of 700MW and 20% efficient:
    a) how many atoms does it consume in one day?
    b) what mass of uranium does it consume daily?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    No any idea for this question ?
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 22, 2010 #2
    For starts, what units to have, and what units do you need to solve for? What is an MeV? What are MWs?
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