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$^{209}\textrm{Bi}$ is the heaviest stable nuclide, and its BE / A is low compared with medium-mass nuclides. Calculate BE/A , the binding energy per nucleon, for $^{209}\textrm{Bi}$ and compare it with the approximate value obtained from the graph in Figure 31.26.
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$7.848\textrm{ MeV/nucleon}$
This matches the value on the graph.
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