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Solution: The isotope 2862 Ni has the largest binding energy per nucleon of any isotope.Compare it with the value given for iron-56 in the following table. Nucleus Mass of Nucleu

Problem

The isotope 2862 Ni has the largest binding energy per nucleon of any isotope.

Compare it with the value given for iron-56 in the following table.

Nucleus Mass of Nucleus (amu) Mass of Individual Nucleons (amu) Mass Defect (amu) Binding Energy (J) Binding Energy per Nucleon (J)
24 He 4.00150 4.03188 0.03038 4.53 10-12 1.13 10-12
2656 Fe 55.92068 56.44914 0.52846 7.90 10-11 1.41 10-12
92238 U 238.00031 239.93451 1.93420 2.89 10-10 1.21 10-12