Problem: You are given a cube of silver metal that measures 1.050 cm on each edge. The density of silver is 10.5 g/cm3.Using the volume of a silver atom and the formula for the volume of a sphere, calculate the radius in angstroms of a silver atom.

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V=43πr3

V43π=43πr343π34πV3=r33r=34πV3

From the previous calculation, the volume of a single silver atom is 1.09×10-23 cm3.

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You are given a cube of silver metal that measures 1.050 cm on each edge. The density of silver is 10.5 g/cm3.

Using the volume of a silver atom and the formula for the volume of a sphere, calculate the radius in angstroms of a silver atom.

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