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: 7

Answer

Choice C.

Work Step by Step

Fusion is difficult to initiate because hydrogen nuclei repel one another. Very high temperatures, such as those in the middle of the sun, can be used to get nuclei close enough to fuse.
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