anonymous
  • anonymous
Which best explains why nuclear reactions release more energy than chemical reactions? A. The forces holding the nucleus together are much stronger than the forces binding electrons to atoms. B. Protons have a much higher mass than either neutrons or electrons. C. During a chemical reaction, some of the mass of the reactants is converted to energy. D. In nuclear reactions, the electrons in the atom are not involved in the transmutation.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
Which best explains why nuclear reactions release more energy than chemical reactions? A. The forces holding the nucleus together are much stronger than the forces binding electrons to atoms. B. Protons have a much higher mass than either neutrons or electrons. C. During a chemical reaction, some of the mass of the reactants is converted to energy. D. In nuclear reactions, the electrons in the atom are not involved in the transmutation.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
I'm leaning on D, please help!!!
NathalyN
  • NathalyN
I would say A
grimsnightmare
  • grimsnightmare
I agree with A. Have you tried looking up the bonding force o each though?

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anonymous
  • anonymous
Ohhh okay I see what I did wrong, thank you so so much! @NathalyN @grimsnightmare
grimsnightmare
  • grimsnightmare
:) don't mention it
NathalyN
  • NathalyN
welcome if you need anymore help just tag me thats all !
anonymous
  • anonymous
Okay great thank you!
anonymous
  • anonymous
\[E=mc^2\] proton is much heavier than electrons mass is converted in energy.
anonymous
  • anonymous
proton has the same mass as neutron.
anonymous
  • anonymous
so option A is correct.
MrNood
  • MrNood
it may be correct - but it is not related to that equation
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ahhh okay makes sense, I understand now!
anonymous
  • anonymous
Sorry I couldn't get here fast enough to help DX

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