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# Approximately 4000 kg of matter is converted into energy in the sun per second. Express the power output of the sun in watts?

Updated: 9/17/2023

Treyson22

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E = m c2 = (4,000) (3 x 108)2 = 3.6 x 1020 joules

That amount of energy per second is 3.6 x 1020 watts

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