Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 34 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 14

Answer

Both uranium-235 and plutonium-239 are fissionable, i.e., an atom can undergo fission when it captures a neutron.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 643.
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