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Assertion :Assertion : In a nuclear process mass gets converted into energy. Reason: Reason : According to Einstein's mass energy equivalence relation, mass m is equivalent to energy E, given be the relation E=mc2 where c is the speed of light in vacuum.

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The correct option is **B** If both assertion and reason are true and reason is not the correct explanation of assertion.

In a nuclear reaction (fission), the difference in mass between the original nucleus and the product nuclei gets converted to energy at a rate governed by the equation.

E=mc2

In a nuclear reaction (fission), the difference in mass between the original nucleus and the product nuclei gets converted to energy at a rate governed by the equation.

E=mc2

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