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How do Nuclear Reactors Produce Electricity?

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Which of the following best describes how a nuclear reactor produces electricity?

A

During the nuclear fission process, one of the byproducts released from the splitting of the atom is electricity.

B

In the nuclear reactor vessel, one of the byproducts of nuclear fission, steam, is used to turn in a turbine-generator which produces electricity.

C

One of the byproducts of nuclear fission is plutonium. Plutonium is burned to create steam to produce electricity.

D

In a nuclear reactor, uranium-235 is mixed with natural gas to produce a burnable fuel. This fuel can be used to create electricity.

E

Nuclear reactors are not designed to produce electricity.