We’re being asked to determine the products other product of the bombardment of uranium-235 with a neutron that generates tellurium-135 and 3 neutrons
Nuclear Fission is the splitting of a heavy nucleus to form two or lighter ones.
Neutron-induced fission is when you shoot a neutron particle at the nucleus and that’s what splits the nucleus into smaller ones. Therefore, a neutron is one of the reactants.
The element can be represented as:
Bombardment of uranium-235 with a neutron generates tellurium-135, 3 neutrons, and __________.
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