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# If One Mole of Carbon Atoms Weighs 12 Gram, What is the Mass (In Gram) of 1 Atom of Carbon? - CBSE Class 9 - Science

#### Question

If one mole of carbon atoms weighs 12 gram, what is the mass (in gram) of 1 atom of carbon?

#### Solution

One mole of carbon atoms weighs 12 g (Given)

i.e., mass of 1 mole of carbon atoms = 12 g

Then, mass of 6.022 x 1023 number of carbon atoms = 12 g

"Therefore, mass of 1 atom of carbon "=12/(6.022xx10^(23))g=1.9926xx10^(-23)g

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NCERT Solution for Science Textbook for Class 9 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 3: Atoms and Molecules
Q: 1 | Page no. 42

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