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Nuclear binding energy and binding energy per nucleon


A carbon (612C) nucleus has a mass of 11.99671 u.
What is the binding energy of the 612C nucleus?
Note: (i) Mass of a proton, mP=1.00728 u, mass of a neutron, mN=1.00866 u,
(ii) 1 u=931.5 MeV/c2.
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