One mole is equal to the number of atoms in 12 grams of carbon
The meaning of the word mole is birth mark in English but scientifically, it represents a number. Mole is used to measure the large number of atoms, electrons and photons which occupy small region. One mole is equal to 6.023 x 1023 . Â In order to give mole a meaning, scientists consider the number of atoms in a 12g of carbon is equal to one mole. The main reason for this is that carbon is mainly present in the living and non- living things on the earth. They consider only 12 grams as 12 is the atomic number of carbon.