∆Eben= E/A= (1808 MeV)/239 = 7.56 MeV. 17. The binding energy is given by ∆EZmAZmMcHnbePu=+−−af2, where Zis the atomic number (number of protons), Ais the mass number (number of nucleons), mHis the mass of a hydrogen atom, mnis the mass of a neutron, and MPuis the mass of a 94239Puatom. In principle, nuclear masses should be used, but the mass of the Zelectrons included in ZMHis canceled by the mass of the
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