Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 31 - Nuclear Energy; Effects and Uses of Radiation - Misconceptual Questions: 1

Answer

Choice E.

Work Step by Step

On page 886, it is stated that energy and momentum are conserved (we count mass as a form of energy). Net electric charge and nucleon number also remain unchanged. If one doesn’t count energy and mass as equivalent, then choice A is also defensible.
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