Answer to Question #185183 in General Chemistry for Steven

Question #185183

One of the first nuclear bombs based on the fission of U-235 had a maximum yield of 7.5 x1013 J.  If the fission of U-235 releases 1.8 × 1013 J/mol, approximately what mass of U-235 was used in this bomb?  (U-235 has a molar mass of 235.04 g/mol)


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2021-04-25T03:49:44-0400

= 7.5 × 1013/1.8 × 1013 = 4.167

= 4.167 mol × 235.04

= 979.41g


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