Avogadro’s Constant

The Avogadro constant is a number used to explain atoms, molecules, ions, and electrons. It is named after the Italian scientist Amedeo Avogadro and is defined exactly as NA = 6.02214076×1023 mol−1. For elements, the relative atomic mass expressed in grams contains the Avogadro Constant of atoms. For instance, a mole of Carbon has exactly 6.022 x 1023 atoms of carbon, and if you weigh it, it would weigh 12.011 grams, carbon’s atomic weight.

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