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Question: 

Is the reaction n + ${^{238}_{92}\textrm{U}} \rightarrow {^{239}_{92}\textrm{U}}$ + $\gamma$ possible with slow neutrons? Explain.

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

Quick Answer: 

Yes, this is possible with slow neutrons since $Q>0$.

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 31, Problem 3

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Chapter 31, Problem 3 is solved.

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