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 one year ago
How many grams is 1 a.m.u. ?
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 one year ago
How many grams is 1 a.m.u. ? (please provide or show a Detailed SOLutioN) Thanks!

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thomaster
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3An atomic mass unit is equal to 1.66053892 × 10^27 kilograms

shkrina
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090107072739AA1Pe1D hope it helps ...

kaylala
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@thomaster so, how do you compute for the grams?

thomaster
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3What do you mean? what 1 amu is in gram? That's \(\large\sf 1.66053892 × 10^{24}\) gram

kaylala
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@thomaster what is 1 amu in gram?  this is what i meant now, how did you get 1.66 x 10^24 gram? i need the solution too. if you may

thomaster
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3It is just a constant, you can't calculate it. A long time ago they decided to take the mass of carbon12 and divide that by 12 to get 1 amu.

kaylala
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@thomaster but how come my book has a derivation / solution of how to know how much is 1g in amu? see the attached picture below:

thomaster
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3that's the relationship between the amu mass and avogadro's number Avogadro's number is the amount of particles in 1 mole of a compound. Like it says in your book, 1 gram is avogadro's number in amu You could solve this with a crosstable dw:1372679331655:dw

kaylala
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok. i got it thanks @thomaster

kaylala
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@thomaster wait a minute. i'm mixed up how's you get 1.66x10^24? when we're supposed to find how many grams is in 1 amu?

kaylala
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@thomaster if the answer is 1.66x10^24; then how did you get 1.66x10^24 as your solution variable?

thomaster
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.31 divided by avogadro's number = 1.66*10^24

thomaster
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3because 6.022*10^23 amu = 1 gram

kaylala
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@thomaster where did 1 come from?

kaylala
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what's the precise formula?

kaylala
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what's the precise formula? and the summary of all? @thomaster

thomaster
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3It's explained here: dw:1372682633203:dw

thomaster
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3since 1*1 = 1 that's where the 1 comes from

kaylala
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thanks again for clarifying :))))))
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