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17. The mass of a proton is 1.673 x 10-24 g. The mass of a neutron is 1.675 x 10-24 g. The mass of the nucleus of an 56Fe atom is 9.289 x 10-23 g.

17. The mass of a proton is 1.673 x 10-24 g. The mass of a neutron is 1.675 x 10-24 g. The mass of the nucleus of an 56Fe atom is 9.289 x 10-23 g. What is the nuclear binding energy (in J) for Fe56?
(C = 3.00 x 108 m/s)
a. 7.72 x 10-8
b. 7.72 x 10-11
c. 6.07 x 106
d. 2.57 x 10-16
e. 8.36 x 10-9

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