# How much energy is absorbed or released when a proton combines with a deuterium nucleus to produce 3He? (The relevant masses are: Proton: 1.672622×10−27 kg, Deuterium: 3.344494×10−27 kg, 3He: 5.008234×10−27 kg) What is the final result of this reaction? A) Matter is converted into energy. B) Energy is converted into matter.

Question

How much energy is absorbed or released when a proton combines with a deuterium nucleus to produce 3He? (The relevant masses are: Proton: 1.672622×10−27 kg, Deuterium: 3.344494×10−27 kg, 3He: 5.008234×10−27 kg)

What is the final result of this reaction?

A) Matter is converted into energy.

B) Energy is converted into matter.