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According to Albert Einstein, mass and energy are equivalent. That means that mass and energy can be converted into each other according to the famous equation, $E={ m }^{ }{ c }^{ 2 }$, where $E$ is energy, $m$ is mass, and $c$ is the speed of light.

Which of the following are examples of mass-energy equivalence?

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A furnace burns a fuel and creates energy until the fuel is depleted. You start with mass and create energy from it.


A nuclear reactor converts mass to energy in a fission process.


An endothermic reaction requires the addition of energy in order to create the final product. This energy is converted into the mass of the product.


When matter and antimatter meet, they annihilate each other and create energy from their mass.

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