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1 amu is equal to 1.66×10-24g


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True
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Solution

The correct option is A True
  1. Atomic mass unit (amu) is the 1/12th mass of a carbon-12 atom.
  2. Atomic mass of the carbon atom is 12.
  3. According to Avogadro's law, 1 mole of the substance will have 6.022×1023atoms.
  4. 12g of carbon contains 6.022×1023atoms.
  5. So,themassofonecarbon-12atom=12g6.022×10231amu=112thofmassofonecarbonatom=112×12g6.022×1023=16.022×1023=1.66×10-24g

Hence, the given statement is true.


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