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Recall that when we are solving nuclear reactions, the # atomic masses (superscript) and the # atomic number (subscript) must be balanced for the product and reactant side
How many neutrons are needed to initiate the fission reaction shown?
23592 U + __ 10 n → 9938Sr + 13554Xe + 2 10n
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