Chemistry (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

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

Answer

Heavy-water is more advantageous as a neutron moderator than ordinary water because in heavy-water reactors, fuel does not need to be enriched as it would in ordinary water.

Work Step by Step

Heavy-water is more advantageous as a neutron moderator than ordinary water because in heavy-water reactors, fuel does not need to be enriched as it would in ordinary water.
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