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Chapter 7 Homework - Name Chapter 7 Homework 1 What is the...

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Name _________________________ Chapter 7 Homework 1. What is the difference between the atoms represented 14 N and 15 N? 2. For each of the elements below give the number of protons and neutrons. (Refer to section 2.2 in the text if you need a review of the different types of notation for isotopes.) # of protons # of neutrons C-14 C-12 H-3 Tc-99 3. Give an example of any nuclear reaction equation and any (balanced) chemical reaction equation. In what ways are the two equations alike? In what ways are they different? 4. Energy from combustion of fuels such as coal or oil or methane comes from the chemical bonds broken and formed. In the nuclear fission reactions that are used to generate heat which is converted to electricity at nuclear power plants, there are no bonds broken or formed. So where does the energy come from? 5. Determine the identity of the unidentified product and write the nuclear reactions to represent each of the following:
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Name _________________________ a. Hydrogen-2 can fuse with another Hydrogen-2 to form a neutron and another nucleus.
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