Chemistry 10th Edition

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1133610668
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-066-3

Chapter 3 - Chemical Equations and Reaction of Stoichiometry - Exercises - Chemical Equations: 3

Answer

One AMU is defined as 1/12 of the mass of a carbon-12 atom. So, an atom of gold weighs 197 times 1/12 of the mass of a carbon-12 atom since it is 197 AMU.

Work Step by Step

One AMU is defined as 1/12 of the mass of a carbon-12 atom. So, an atom of gold weighs 197 times 1/12 of the mass of a carbon-12 atom since it is 197 AMU.
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