Q 36

The set of nuclear reactions that power our sun can be summarized a 4p+4He+2 + 2e+. The masses of the particles involved are 938.272 MeV/c2 (proton, p+), 3727.38 MeV/c2 (alpha particle, 4He+2), and 0.511 MeV/c2 (positron, e+). How much energy is released by each set of these reactions? A) 24.69 MeV B) 28.3 MeV C) 2790 MeV D) 279 MeV

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