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Fusion involves the fusing or combination of two nuclides to form one, whereas fission involves the fission or splitting of one nuclide into two. Both processes involve a loss of binding energy (Strong Atomic Force) which is manifest as heat and other forms of energy. It just so happens that the delta binding energy from fusion is hundreds or thousands of times more than that of fission, which is why Hydrogen (fusion) Bombs have so much more energy than Atomic (fission) Bombs.

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Groups are organized by the number of electrons that are found in their outer shell

Nitrogen has an atomic mass of 14 and an atomic number of 7 so the number of neutrons must be

When one element changes into another the number of changes and the process is called

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