﻿ A heavy nucleus X of mass number A = 240 and binding energy per nucleon = 7.6 MeV is split into two nearly equal fragments Y and Z of mass numbers A1 = 110 and A2 = 130. The binding energy of each one of these nuclei is 8.5 MeV per nucleon. Calculate the total binding energy of each of the nuclei X, Y and Z, and hence the energy Q released per fission in MeV.      : Kaysons Education

# A Heavy Nucleus X of Mass Number A = 240 And Binding Energy Per Nucleon = 7.6 MeV is Split Into Two Nearly Equal Fragments Y and Z of Mass Numbers A1 = 110 And A2 = 130. The Binding Energy Of Each One Of These Nuclei Is 8.5 MeV per Nucleon. Calculate The Total Binding Energy Of Each Of The Nuclei X, Y and Z, And Hence The Energy Q released Per Fission In MeV.

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Correct option is

(1824, 935, 1105, 216)MeV

The nucleus X has 240 nucleons. So its binding energy is

The binding energy of nucleus Y is

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The binding energy of nucleus Z is

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energy released per fission  is

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