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Chapter 8, Problem 21E
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What is fusion? Write a nuclear equation to describe a fusion reaction.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The term fusion is to be defined and a nuclear equation to describe fusion reactions is to be given.

Concept introduction:

Nuclear reactions are the reactions in which the nucleus of an atom combines or dissociates to form the nucleus of other atoms.

Nuclear reactions are of two types, fission and fusion.

Explanation of Solution

Fusion is a type of nuclear reaction in which nuclei of small or lighter elements fuse and form the nucleus of a heavier element and release large amount of energy.

The nuclear equation which describes the fusion reaction is given as follows:

H12+H13H24

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