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Unformatted text preview: 2. [5 pts] [Chapter 14, question 47] Chemical Burning of the Sun . Estimate how long the Sun would last if it were merely a huge fire that was releasing chemical energy. Assume that the Sun begins with roughly 10 8 joules per kilogram, a chemical energy content typical of atomic matter. Express your final answer in years. Show your calculation steps....
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- Fall '07