# Antiprotons annihilate with protons

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Compute the energy released in joules per event and in kilojoules per mole when antiprotons (the antimatter corresponding to protons) annihilate with protons. An antiproton has the same mass as a proton. Equation: 1 H + 1 H > energy

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Equation: 1 H + 1 H ---> energy

(^ indicates to the power of)

mass of 1 proton= mass of 1 antiproton= 1.6726 x ^-27 kilograms

Release of energy = E = delta m c ^2

delta m=mass that is annihilated= 2 x ...

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The expert computes the energy released in joules per event and in kilojoules per mole when antiprotons annihilate with protons.

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