12 amu and 1.9924 X 10^-23g express the mass of a atom of C?

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12 amu and 1.9924 X 10^-23g express the mass of an atom of C?

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Do 12 amu and 1.9924 X 10^-23g express the mass of an atom of C?
As I know,
6.023 X 10^23 atoms of C weighs 12 g,
1 atom of C weighs 1 X 12 / 6.023 X 10^23 = 12 amu -----------------------(1)
1 atom of C weighs.12 / 6.023 X 10^23 = 1.9924 X 10^-23 g ----------(2)
 

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Do 12 amu and 1.9924 X 10^-23g express the mass of an atom of C?
Yes.
 

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