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Suppose the sun collapses into a neutron star. What will its radius be? The questions also gives some backround explaining that stars fuse hydrogen into helium until they collapse into a neutron star. The protons and electrons fuse into neutrons with the density of nuclear matter.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm not sure exactly how to begin. I am assuming I am supposed to use the number for the density of nuclear matter which is 2.3 * 10^17 kg/m^3 but I do not know where to go from here. It would be nice to just get a hint. Thanks.

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# Homework Help: Neutron stars

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