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Explain Why, in a Nuclear Reactor, the Chain Reaction Stops If the Control Rods Are Fully Inserted into the Graphite. - CBSE Class 10 - Science

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Explain why, in a nuclear reactor, the chain reaction stops if the control rods are fully inserted into the graphite.

Solution

If the control rods are fully inserted into the graphite, they absorb all the neutrons and therefore the nuclear chain reaction stops.

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