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# The average binding energy per nucleon is maximum for the nucleus

A
2H4
B
8O16
C
26Fe56
D
92U238
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#### Binding energy per nucleon increases with atomic number. The greater the binding energy per nucleon the more stable is the nucleus.For 26Fe56 number of nucleons is 56.This is most stable nucleus, since maximum energy is needed to pull a nucleon away from it.

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