PhysicsLAB CP Workbook
Atomic Nature of Matter

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Use this periodic table (link) to help you answer the following questions.
 
 
When the atomic nuclei of hydrogen and lithium are squashed together (nuclear fusion) the element that is produced is 

When the atomic nuclei of a pair of lithium nuclei are fused, the element produced is 

When the atomic nuclei of a pair of aluminum nuclei are fused, the element produced is 

When the nucleus of a nitrogen atom absorbs a proton, the resulting element is 

What element is produced when a gold nucleus gains a proton? 

Which results in the more valuable product

 
What element is produced when a uranium nucleus ejects an elementary particle composed of two protons and two neutrons? 

If a uranium nucleus breaks into two pieces (nuclear fission) and one of the pieces is zirconium (atomic number 40), the other piece is the element 

Which has more mass, a nitrogen molecule (N2) or an oxygen molecule (02)?
 
Which has the greater number of atoms?
 



 
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