Problem: Breeder reactors are used to convert the nonfissionable nuclide  23892U to a fissionable product. Neutron capture of the 23892U is followed by two successive beta decays. What is the final fissionable product?

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Breeder reactors are used to convert the nonfissionable nuclide  23892U to a fissionable product. Neutron capture of the 23892U is followed by two successive beta decays. What is the final fissionable product?

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