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What is relative atomic mass?

The mass of an atom


How can you identify the relative atomic mass in a chemical symbol?

It is the bigger number


What is a good reference for checking what an element’s relative atomic mass is?

The Periodic Table


What does a chemical formula show you?

How many atoms of each element there are in a unit of a substance


What is relative formula mass?

The total relative atomic mass of all terms in an equation


What other term can you use for molecules in relative formula mass?

Relative molecular mass