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# Stability and Binding Energy

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All of the following statements about binding energy are true EXCEPT

A

The binding energy of $_{ }^{ 4 }{ He }$ per nucleon is unusually large.

B

The higher the mass defect, the higher the binding energy.

C

The binding energy per nucleon is the highest in $Fe$, $Ni$ and $Co$ .

D

The binding energy per gram of nuclei with lower mass number will undergo fission.