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 - Questions: 14

Answer

Fission is when a very large nucleus splits into two or more smaller medium-size fragments, releasing energy. Fusion is when small nuclei fuse to form larger nuclei; This process also releases energy.

Work Step by Step

These processes are as their names imply.
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