Problem: The binding energy per nucleon for magnesium-27 is 1.326 X 10 -12 J/nucleon. Calculate the atomic mass of 27Mg.

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The binding energy per nucleon for magnesium-27 is 1.326 X 10 -12 J/nucleon. Calculate the atomic mass of 27Mg.

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