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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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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I'm leaning on D, please help!!!

  2. NathalyN
    • one year ago
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    I would say A

  3. grimsnightmare
    • one year ago
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    I agree with A. Have you tried looking up the bonding force o each though?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Ohhh okay I see what I did wrong, thank you so so much! @NathalyN @grimsnightmare

  5. grimsnightmare
    • one year ago
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    :) don't mention it

  6. NathalyN
    • one year ago
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    welcome if you need anymore help just tag me thats all !

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Okay great thank you!

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    \[E=mc^2\] proton is much heavier than electrons mass is converted in energy.

  9. anonymous
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    proton has the same mass as neutron.

  10. anonymous
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    so option A is correct.

  11. MrNood
    • one year ago
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    it may be correct - but it is not related to that equation

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Ahhh okay makes sense, I understand now!

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Sorry I couldn't get here fast enough to help DX

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