Problem: The nuclear mass of 56Fe is 55.9207 amu. Calculate the binding energy per nucleon for 56Fe._______ J/nucleon

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Step 1: Determine the number of protons and neutrons

For 56Fe:

Atomic number = number or protons = 26

Atomic mass = 56 amu ≈ 56 amu

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The nuclear mass of 56Fe is 55.9207 amu. Calculate the binding energy per nucleon for 56Fe.

_______ J/nucleon