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Homework Help: Is this nuclear reaction exothermic or endothermic?

  1. Oct 22, 2011 #1
    Is this nuclear reaction exothermic or endothermic??

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

    Is this nuclear reaction exothermic or endothermic??
    alpha particle + beryllium -> carbon12 + neutron


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution

    Im not quiet sure which one it is, I don't know what equations to use. Any help would be appreciated.
     
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  3. Oct 23, 2011 #2
  4. Nov 5, 2011 #3
    Re: Is this nuclear reaction exothermic or endothermic??

    I got exothermic, is it correct?
     
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