Problem: Calculate the binding energy per nucleon for  238U___________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 = 92

N = (238 - 92) = 146

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Calculate the binding energy per nucleon for  238U

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