# How would you calculate the mass defect of Cobalt-60 given the following information?

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The isotope Cobalt-60 has a nuclear mass of 59.933820 u

Mass of Proton: 1.007825 u

Mass of Neutron: 1.008665 u

1 u = 931.5 MeV

The isotope Cobalt-60 has a nuclear mass of 59.933820 u

Mass of Proton: 1.007825 u

Mass of Neutron: 1.008665 u

1 u = 931.5 MeV

##### 1 Answer

Aug 16, 2017

Well, if the

#### Explanation:

We take the PARTICLE masses of

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