2. How many grams of 235U must undergo fission to operate a 1 GW power plant for one day if it is 30% efficient? Assume each fission releases 208 MeV.
(1 MeV = 1.6x10-13 J) (1 g 235U = 2.5x1021 atoms).
3. Describe the purpose of the following nuclear reactor components.
4. Describe each of the following radioactivity terms.
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