Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 35 - Think and Discuss: 99

Answer

See below.

Work Step by Step

Mass can disappear and be converted to energy, or be created from energy. The relationship is $E=mc^{2}$. Instead of saying that matter can neither be created nor destroyed, we should say "mass-energy can neither be created nor destroyed".
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.