Plutonium-239 has been used as a power source for heart pacemakers. The chemical reaction taking place is
Let the energy obtained from the following decay of of plutonium-239 be .
Let be the minimum mass of that would be needed for the standard voltaic cell
to obtain the same amount of electrical energy.
What is the value of when rounded to the nearest integer?
Details and Assumptions
- Standard cell potential: .
- Atomic masses: .
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