E=mc square

Asked by neelsid | 11th Sep, 2009, 07:54: PM

Expert Answer:

Δm = mf - mi = negative.

This means, mf < mi, some of the initial mass is converted into energy, and is given by E=Δmc2.

Hence the negative sign indicates energy releasing process, such as nuclear fission.

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Answered by  | 12th Sep, 2009, 02:19: PM

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