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Biology

Cell: Structure and Functions

Nuclei

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Suppose, we think of fission of a nucleus into two equal fragments of . Is the fission energetically possible? Argue by working out Q of the process. Given m  = 55.93494 u and m  = 27.98191 u.

Solution:
is atomic mass of .
is atomic mass of .

value is

is negative. Hence fission is not possible.
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