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Suppose 3 neutrons are released by an atom in the first stage of a fission chain reaction. Each of these neutrons has enough energy to cause another fission reaction in another nucleus of the material. If all the neutrons cause other nuclei to fission, how many atoms will have undergone fission after 2 more stages of the chain reaction?
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Suppose 3 neutrons are released by an atom in the first stage of a fission chain reaction. Each of these neutrons has enough energy to cause another fission reaction in another nucleus of the material. If all the neutrons cause other nuclei to fission, how many atoms will have undergone fission after 2 more stages of the chain reaction?
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julia_copenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
A. 6 B. 12 C. 9 D. 27
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MashyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It has to be D.. hmm :/
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MashyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
maybe the question is wrong it should be haven "after two stages" not two MORE stages!
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