Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 34 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension) - Page 653: 21


Figure 34.15 shows that for the elements, the mass rises with increasing atomic number. Figure 34.16 deals with the mass *per nucleon* vs atomic number. The latter quantity first falls, reaching a minimum for iron, after which it rises with increasing atomic number

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This is discussed on pages 646-647.
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