Chemistry (12th Edition)

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Chapter 25 - Nuclear Chemistry - 25.3 Fission and Fusion - 25.3 Lesson Check: 18

Answer

Fissionable atoms emit neutrons, which then react with other fissionable atoms, which then emit more neutrons. This cycle continues and forms a nuclear chain reaction.

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Fissionable atoms emit neutrons, which then react with other fissionable atoms, which then emit more neutrons. This cycle continues and forms a nuclear chain reaction.
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