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Could someone please tell me (or prove) how energy and mass are conserved in nuclear processes.
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E = mc^2.
Cosider an eqaution here
A + B = C + Q(enegery)
You'll be given mA, mB, and mC (which are about 5 or 6 d.p)
You may be given K.E of A, B, and C.
So E(A+B) = (mA+mB)c^2 + K.E(A) + K.E(B)
E(C) = mC.c^2 + K.E(C).
So Q = E(A+B) - E(C).
Remember mC <> mA + mB
Is it what you want?
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Yes... thanks
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