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How can you find the atomic mass of an atom?

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October 19, 2010 10:03AM

To find the mass of an atom you divide the constant known as Avagadro's number

6.022X10^23 by the amu of an element. So lets take oxygen for example. The amu of Oxygen is " 15.99" , so you would divide 15.99 by 6.022X10^23. By doing this you will get the mass of one Oxygen atom.