Classify each of the following characteristics as related to fusion, fission, or both?

occurs in the sun, used in nuclear plants, by products have long half lives, needs very high temperature, releases lots of energy

1 Answer

  • occurs in the sun= fusion,

    used in nuclear plants= fission,

    by products have long half lives= fission,

    needs very high temperature= fusion,

    releases lots of energy= both.

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