How to Calculate the Mass (in amu)?

Answer Amu stands for atomic mass units, a measure of very small masses. Each amu equals 1/12th the mass of a carbon-12 atom. Because the amu is so small, you usually use powers of 10 to represent the mas... Read More »

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