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: 5

Answer

Choice A.

Work Step by Step

A uranium fission event occurs with U-235. A moderator is used to slow down the emitted neutrons, making them more likely to be absorbed by U-235.
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