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Unformatted text preview: Impacts or Gravitational Contraction. Nuclear Reactions: Terms you need to know to understand nuclear reactions. Nucleus contains protons and neutrons. Proton positively charged particle in the nucleus. Neutron particle in the nucleus that has a net charge of zero. Electron negatively charged particle the moves around the nucleus. Element a substance that cannot be broken down into a simpler compound. Ion positive and negative Isotopes a nucleus has different number of protons and neutrons- Tritium (isotope of hydrogen). 3 is the Mass number (total protons and neutron in nucleus) 1 is the Atomic number (number of protons in nucleus) The number of neutrons is the mass number minus the atomic number.- Deuteron (second isotope of hydrogen) What is the Mass number for Deuteron? 2 What is the atomic number for deuteron? 1...
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course BIO BSC1010 taught by Professor Gwenhauner during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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