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# A $U^{235}$ reactor generates power at a rate of P producing $2 \times 10^{18}$ fissions per second. The energy released per fission is 185 MeV. The value of P is

$\begin {array} {1 1} (1)\;59.2 \: megawatts & \quad (2)\;370 \times 10^8\: megawatts \\ (3)\;0.59\: megawatts & \quad (4)\;370\: megawatts \end {array}$

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(1)  59.2 megawatts
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