Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 3 - Sections 3.1-3.12 - Exercises - Review Questions: 12

Answer

The formula mass of a compound is the average mass of a molecule of a compound in amu.

Work Step by Step

It is particularly important because it numerically equivalent to the molar mass of a compound, which in turn can be used as a conversion factor between grams and moles of a compound.
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