**(a) ^{9}Be _____ MeV/nucleon**

$\overline{){\mathbf{\u2206}}{\mathbf{m}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{(}}{\mathbf{protons}}{\mathbf{+}}{\mathbf{neutrons}}{\mathbf{)}}{\mathbf{-}}{\mathbf{(}}{\mathbf{mass}}{\mathbf{}}{\mathbf{Be}}{\mathbf{)}}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathbf{\u2206}\mathbf{m}\mathbf{=}[4\left(1.007276\mathrm{amu}\right)+5\left(1.008664\mathrm{amu}\right)]\mathbf{-}\mathbf{9}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{012182}\mathbf{}\mathbf{amu}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathbf{\u2206}\mathbf{m}\mathbf{=}9.072424\mathrm{amu}\mathbf{-}\mathbf{9}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{012182}\mathbf{}\mathbf{amu}$

**Δm = 0.060242 amu**

Calculate the binding energy per nucleon for each of the following nuclei.

(a) ^{9}Be _____ MeV/nucleon

(b) ^{4}He _____ MeV/nucleon

(c) ^{59}Co _____ MeV/nucleon

(d) ^{238}U _____ MeV/nucleon

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