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Step 1: Calculate the mass defect (Δm).
• mass 56Fe = 55.9349 u
atomic # Ti = # of protons = 26
mass # = 56
# of neutrons = 56 - 26 = 30
• mass of proton = 1.007276 amu
• mass neutron = 1.008665 amu
Δm = 0.514226 amu
Step 2: Calculate the mass defect (Δm) in kg.
1 amu = 1.6606x10-27 kg
Δm = 8.5392x10-28 kg
Step 3: Calculate the energy released (E).
The most stable nucleus in terms of binding energy per nucleon is 56Fe. If the atomic mass of 56Fe is 55.9349 u, calculate the binding energy per nucleon for 56Fe.
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