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Solution: Given the following information:Mass of proton = 1.00728 uMass of neutron = 1.00866 uMass of electron = 5.486 X 10 -4 uSpeed of light = 2.9979 X 10 8 m/sCalculate the nuclear binding energy of  2412Mg

Problem

Given the following information:

Mass of proton = 1.00728 u
Mass of neutron = 1.00866 u
Mass of electron = 5.486 X 10 -4 u
Speed of light = 2.9979 X 10 8 m/s

Calculate the nuclear binding energy of  2412Mg, which has an atomic mass of 23.9850 u.