57. The decay scheme is n → p+e − + ν . The electron kinetic energy is a maximum if no neutrino is emitted. Then, K max =( m n − m p − m e ) c 2 ,where m n is the mass of a neutron, m p is the mass of a proton, and m e is the mass of an electron. Since m p
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