Atomic and Molecular Mass

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In this article we will discuss the basic definitions of Atomic and Molecular Mass, and some important aspects related to these.

Atomic Mass

The weight of an atom is called as atomic mass. 1 unified atomic mass unit is defined as 1/12 of the mass of a single carbon-12 atom.

The atomic mass refers to the mass of a single particle.It is commonly expressed in unified atomic mass units (u).1 unified atomic mass unit is defined as 1/12 of the mass of a single carbon-12 atom.

Molecular Mass

The sum of the masses present in a molecule is called as molecular mass.

The molecular mass is called as gram molecular mass if it is expressed in grams.

Mole

The atomic mass or molecular mass of a substance if expressed in grams is called as mole.

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