The two possible chemical formulas for a molecule with mass 4.65 × 10 − 23 g should be determined. Concept Introduction: Atomic mass unit measures mass in an atomic scale, it is a standard unit for mass. Here, 1 amu is equal to the mass of either one proton or neutron and equals to 1 g/mol. Atomic mass unit is equal to 1/12 t h of the mass of C-12 atom. For example, if average atomic mass of carbon is 12.01 thus, it is the mass of 1 carbon atom.

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Chapter 8, Problem 10ALQ
Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The two possible chemical formulas for a molecule with mass4.65×1023 g should be determined.

Concept Introduction:

Atomic mass unit measures mass in an atomic scale, it is a standard unit for mass. Here, 1 amu is equal to the mass of either one proton or neutron and equals to 1 g/mol. Atomic mass unit is equal to 1/12th of the mass of C-12 atom. For example, if average atomic mass of carbon is 12.01 thus, it is the mass of 1 carbon atom.

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