ch43-p037 - 37. If MHe is the mass of an atom of helium and...

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() 2 He C 3 [3(4.0026 u) (12.0000 u)](931.5 MeV/u) 7.27 MeV. QMM c =− = = Note that 3 M He contains the mass of six electrons and so does M C . The electron masses cancel and the mass difference calculated is the same as the mass difference of the nuclei.
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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