Question #24531

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Jun 21, 2017

Answer:

A #"mole"# is simply a NUMBER......

Explanation:

See this old answer and links.........

A #"gram atom"# is a bit of an old-fashioned term, that refers to the mass of #"Avogadro's number"# of #"atoms"#............i.e. a gram atom of carbon is #12*g#, of oxygen is #16*g#, of hydrogen is #1*g#.

And each of these #"gram atoms"# specifies precisely #"Avogadro's Number"# of atoms, i.e. #6.022xx10^23*mol^-1#.