Determine both the formula mass and molar mass of ammonium carbonate (NH4)2CO3

The atomic mass of an element (in amu) is equal to its Molar Mass (in g/mol). Therefore the formula mass and the molar mass of ammonium carbonate (NH₄)₂CO₃ is 96.0858 g/mol.

Elemental composition of (NH4)2CO3(ammoniumcarbonate):

C Carbon: 12.0107 (Atomic weight); 1 (Atoms)
O Oxygen: 15.9994 (Atomic weight); 3 (Atoms)
N Nitrogen: 14.0067 (Atomic weight); 2 (Atoms)
H Hydrogen: 1.00794 (Atomic weight); 8 (Atoms)

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