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**Q.** Obtain the binding energy (in MeV) of a nitrogen nucleus (14 )7N,

given m (14 )7N =14.00307 u

**Answer**

Binding energy of 7N14 = ΔMc2

Mass defect = [mass of 7 protons + mass of 7 neutrons – actual mass of N]

= [14.11543 – 14.00307]

= 0.11236 u

Binding energy = 0.11236 u x 931.5 MeV / u

= 104.66 MeV

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**Q.** A given coin has a mass of 3.0 g. Calculate the nuclear energy that would be required to separate all the neutrons and protons from each other. For simplicity assume that the coin is entirely made of 63 29Cu atoms (of mass 62.92960 u).

**Answer**

Given:

Mass of coin = 0.003 kg

Mass of 29Cu63 = 62.9296 u

= 1.045261 x 10-25 kg

No. of Cu atoms in given sample

D = 0.003 / 1.045261 x 10-25

= 2.8701 x 1022 atoms

Mass defect of 1 Cu atom = 0.591935

BE of 1 Cu atom = 0.591935 x 931.5 = 551.387 MeV

So,

BE of D atoms = 2.8701 x 1022 x 551.387

= 1.583 x 1025 MeV

= 2.53 x 1012 J

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