Problem: Calculate the binding energy per nucleon for  59Co__________ MeV/nucleon

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Binding energy:


c is the speed of light.


Δm is the mass defect.

Mass of proton, mp = 1.007825 amu

Mass of neutron, mn = 1.008665 amu

Z = 27

N = (59 - 27) = 32

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Calculate the binding energy per nucleon for  59Co

__________ MeV/nucleon

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