Mary Poppins said a spoonful of sugar (1 tsp) makes the medicine go down. Marilyn Monroe said diamonds are a girl’s best friend. So in other words, diamonds and sugar make everything better. What is the common denominator? Carbon! Carbon, under pressure for a long time, makes diamonds. Sugar is a carbon chain. So carbon is good!
How many spoonfuls of sugar C12H22O11 will it take, under pressure for a very very long time, to create another Hope Diamond (45.52 carats)? 1.43 spoonfuls of sugar
How many moles of sugar is this?
How many molecules of sugar is this?
How many atoms of carbon is this?
How many atoms of carbon make the medicine go down?
A carat is equivalent to exactly 200 mg
Sugar has a density of 1.59 g/cm3
A diamond is made entirely of carbon