Define amu and mass defect, Physics

Q. Define: 1 amu

One atomic mass unit is thinks as one twelfth of the mass of carbon atom 6 C 12.

1 amu = 1.66 X 10 -27 kg.

Q. Define: mass defect.

The dissimilarity in the total mass of the nucleons and the actual mass of the nucleus is known as the mass defect.

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