Problem: The nuclear mass of 48Ti is 47.9359 amu. Calculate the binding energy per nucleon for 48Ti. 

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Step 1: Calculate the mass defect (Δm).

Given:

mass 48Ti = 47.9359 amu

atomic # Ti = # of protons = 22

mass # = 48

# of neutrons = 48 - 22 

# of neutrons = 26


mass of proton = 1.007276 amu
mass neutron = 1.008665 amu


m=(neutrons+protons)-Tim=[261.008665 amu+221.007276 amu]-47.9359 amum=48.385362 amu-47.9359 amu

Δm = 0.449462 amu



Step 2: Calculate the mass defect (Δm) in kg.

1 amu = 1.6606x10-27 kg

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The nuclear mass of 48Ti is 47.9359 amu. Calculate the binding energy per nucleon for 48Ti. 

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