# Problem: (a) If the average mass of a single hydrogen atom is 1.67 x 10-24 g, what is the mass in grams of 6.02 x 1023 hydrogen atoms? How does your answer compare numerically with the atomic mass of hydrogen?(b) If the average mass of a single oxygen atom is 26.558 x 10-24 g, what is the mass in grams of 6.02 x 1023 oxygen atoms? How does your answer compare numerically with the atomic mass of oxygen?

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Part A. We’re being asked to determine the mass (in grams) of 6.02 x 1023 hydrogen atoms.

We are given:

6.02 x 1023 hydrogen atoms
1 H atom = 1.67 x 10-24 g

Calculate the atomic mass of H:

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(a) If the average mass of a single hydrogen atom is 1.67 x 10-24 g, what is the mass in grams of 6.02 x 1023 hydrogen atoms? How does your answer compare numerically with the atomic mass of hydrogen?

(b) If the average mass of a single oxygen atom is 26.558 x 10-24 g, what is the mass in grams of 6.02 x 1023 oxygen atoms? How does your answer compare numerically with the atomic mass of oxygen?

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