Nuclear fusion & fission reactions (HL) questions

IB Chemistry: Nuclear fusion & fission reactions (HL) questions

1. The nucleus of an atom of uranium-235 consists of 92 protons and 143 neutrons.(a) Use Section 4 of the data booklet to determine the total mass (in kg) of 92 protons, and 143 neutrons.(b) The nuclear mass of uranium-235 is 235.043924 g mol-1. Calculate the binding energy of uranium-235 in kJ mol-1.(Avogadro’s constant = 6.022142 × 1023 mol-1; velocity of light = 2.997925 x 108 m s-1)(c) Uranium-235 can react with...


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