I'm completely stuck on this problem:
And this one,
a) Calculate the amount of energy released in this reaction (which I calculated to be 17.5895 MeV).
iii) Determine the energy released in the alpha-decay of a 14N nucleus (in MeV) - (which I calculated to be 11.613 MeV) - and state whether or not 14N actually alpha decays. - So for this one, I don't know how to tell whether or not it will actually decay...do I look at the rest mass energy?
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