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Solution: How does a nuclear reaction differ from a chemical reaction?...

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How does a nuclear reaction differ from a chemical reaction?

a. In a nuclear reaction, the elements change identities while in a chemical reaction they do not.

b.  Entropy is increased in a chemical reaction while it is decreased in a nuclear reaction.

c. There is no actual difference between the two reactions except that a nuclear reaction emits radiation while a chemical reaction emits heat.

d. Entropy is increased in a nuclear reaction while it is decreased in a chemical reaction.

e. In a chemical reaction, elements are created and destroyed while all elements are conserved in a nuclear reaction.