Problem: The Cullinan diamond was the largest natural diamond ever found (January 25, 1905). It weighed 3104 carats (1 carat = 200 mg). How many carbon atoms were present in the stone?

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  • From # carats, we can formulate a dimensional analysis to obtain the number of C atoms present in the diamond. 
  • We will be using the conversion factors of carats to mg then mg to g to find the mass in grams
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The Cullinan diamond was the largest natural diamond ever found (January 25, 1905). It weighed 3104 carats (1 carat = 200 mg). How many carbon atoms were present in the stone?

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