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What is atomic mass?

Atomic mass is approximately the sum of the number of protons andneutrons found in the nucleus of an atom. Basically atomic mass isthe weight of the neutrons and protons in on (MORE)
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What does atomic mass do?

The atomic mass is equal to the number of protons plus neutrons. So if you know the atomic number then you can find out the number of neutrons Atomic # is the amount of Prot (MORE)

Does an atom have mass?

Atoms are matter, and all matter has mass. In that light, any (and every) atom has mass. Different atoms of different elements have different masses, as you would expect. As a (MORE)
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Why atoms have fractional atomic masses?

Elements can exist as different isotopes, atoms with the same proton number but different neutron number. Their atomic masses are therefore an average, based on the number of (MORE)
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How do you get atomic mass?

Atomic mass is found by adding together the individual masses of the numbers of protons, neutrons, and electrons in the atom. --> Atomic Mass = protons + neutrons
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Is atomic mass and mass of an atom different?

No, they are not different. The atomic mass number is the average  of the total number of the protons and neutrons in the atom of the  existing isotopes of an element. That' (MORE)