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Homework Help: Nuclear Fission Equations and Fragments

  1. Mar 29, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Our instructor asked to find 6 nuclear fission equations related to 235u. I found only 1-2 example. But none of them has shown the steps about fragments to be stable and thermal energy created in that equation. I know it was a mistake. Please help me out.
    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Here's an example of what i've found in online. But I can't find how much energy released in this equation.
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  3. Mar 29, 2015 #2


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    You can look up the masses of the nuclei and calculate the energy released based on them.
    There are more reactions than splitting to Xe+Sr, and I'm sure you can find more examples in the internet.
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