Relative mass and molar mass

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Molar mass is the mass of one mole of atoms of the element .

Relative mass is average mass of one atom of that element compared to 1/12 of mass of one carbon-12 atom

I don't understand how they are equal. Can someone explain to me please?
 

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Borek
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We defined mole in such a way it works.
 

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