Chemistry (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 25 - Nuclear Chemistry - 25 Assessment: 88

Answer

In a string of dominoes, the toppling of one domino leads to the fall of another. This, in turn creates a chain reaction that topples all following dominoes. Similarly, the emission of neutrons by one fissionable atom leads to a chain reaction of the emission of more neutrons.

Work Step by Step

In a string of dominoes, the toppling of one domino leads to the fall of another. This, in turn creates a chain reaction that topples all following dominoes. Similarly, the emission of neutrons by one fissionable atom leads to a chain reaction of the emission of more neutrons.
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