# A 1.00 carat pure diamond has a mass of 0.2 grams. How many carbon atoms are there within this diamond?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 16, 2016

#### Explanation:

In this example you have 0.2 grams of carbon atoms. The first step is to find out how many moles this is.

The molar mass of carbon is 12.01 g/mol, you have 0.2 gram so:

The number of atoms can be calculated using Avogadro's constant that says that 1 mole of any element contains