What is meant by the term symbol give the qualitative and quantitative meaning of the term symbol

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Symbol- It is the short form that stands for the atom of a specific element.
Qualitative meaning -C is the symbol of atom of element carbon.
S is the symbol of atom of element sulphur.
This means symbol stand for a specific element.
No two elements can have the same symbol.
Quantitative meaning-A symbol represents quantity of the element ,i.e atomic mass of element.
Symbol C represents 12 g of carbon.In other words howmany times that element is heavier than 1/12th C-12

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