Using values from this table, how many DNA molecules could be broken by the energy accumulated from the fusion of all the hydrogen in the oceans on Earth?

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1 Answer
Mar 21, 2017

Answer:

#10^53#

Explanation:

Fusion of all hydrogen in Earth's oceans, #"HE" = 10^34 J#

Energy to break one DNA strand, #"ED" = 10^-19 J#

Now ,

Number of DNA molecules that can be broken #= "HE"/"ED"#

Inserting given values we get

Number of DNA molecules that can be broken #= 10^34/(10^-19)#

#=>#Number of DNA molecules that can be broken #= 10^53#