mol*amu = 1?

by z.js
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z.js is offline
Aug29-13, 03:20 AM
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Ever since I started stoichiometry I have had a silly idea that 6.02 * 1023 and
1.66 * 10-24 were opposites, so I tried it out:

1 amu g = (1 g) / (1 mol)
amu = mol-1
amu*mol = 1

Is this correct?
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Borek is offline
Aug29-13, 03:49 AM
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Basically that's the way a.m.u. is defined. Just pay attention to units, mole and Avogadro's number - while related - are not the same thing.

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