# Atomic Mass Unit (amu)

## Atomic Mass Unit (amu) Definition:

A unit of measure equivalent to 1 g divided by Avogadro’s number.

Avogadros number: 6.02 X 10^{23}

## Atomic Mass Unit (amu) Explained:

Avogadro’s number is the number of atoms in exactly 12 g of carbon. In other words, the value of 1 amu is defined with respent to C^{12}