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Question: 

How many fissions take place per second in a 240-MW reactor? Assume 200 MeV is released per fission.

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 

$8 \times 10^{18} \textrm{ fissions/s}$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 31, Problem 18

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Chapter 31, Problem 18 is solved.

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