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We’re being asked to write the nuclear reaction for the neutron-induced fission of U-235 and determine how many neutrons are produced in the reaction.
Nuclear Fission is the splitting of a heavy nucleus to form two or lighter ones.
Neutron-induced fission is when you shoot a neutron particle at the nucleus and that’s what splits the nucleus into smaller ones. Therefore, a neutron is one of the reactants.
Write a nuclear reaction for the neutron-induced fission of U−235 to produce Te−137 and Zr−97.
How many neutrons are produced in the reaction?
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