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235

U : 1.2191 x 10^-12 J

92

144

Ba : 1.3341 x 10^-12 J

56

90

Kr : 1.3864 x 10^-12 J

36

Use the data to calculate

1/ The energy release in this fission reaction( give your answer to 3 significant figures)

The answer to the question is

Energy release = 3.04 x 10-11 J

I have calculated the biding energy but then i don't know how to proceed to come up with the answer.

binding energy of U-235 = 2.8649 x 10-10 J

binding energy of Ba-144 = 1.9211 x 10-10 J

binding energy of Kr-90 = 1.2478 x 10-10 J

Energy release = 3.04 x 10-11 J

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