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The Molecular Formula of Glucose is C6h12o6. Calculate Its Molecular Mass. (Atomic Masses : C = 12 U ; H = 1 U ; O = 16 U) - Science

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The molecular formula of glucose is C6H12O6. Calculate its molecular mass. (Atomic masses : C = 12 u ; H = 1 u ; O = 16 u)

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Solution

Given:

Atomic mass of C = 12 u

Atomic mass of H = 1 u

Atomic mass of O = 16 u

Therefore, molecular mass of C6H12O6 can be calculated as follows:

(6 × 12) + (12 × 1) + (6 ×16) = 180

Hence, molecular mass of glucose is 180 u.

Concept: Molecular Mass
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Lakhmir Singh Class 9 Chemistry - Science Part 2
Chapter 3 Atoms and Molecules
Short Answers | Q 42 | Page 130

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