[a] name the element used as stsndard for atomic mass scale. [b] which particular atom of the above elemenor is used for this purpose? [c] what value has been given to the mass of this reference atom?

Asked by dimple | 19th Dec, 2013, 02:48: PM

Expert Answer:

(a) Carbon element is used as the standard for atomic mass scale.
 
(b) Mass of a carbon-12 atom is taken to be the standard for this purpose.
 
(c) A carbon-12 atom has been assigned an atomic mass of 12 amu.

Answered by  | 19th Dec, 2013, 04:05: PM

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