We are asked to show how the cesium chloride and sodium chloride unit cells each contain a cation-to-anion ratio of 1:1.
1. Cesium Chloride
Cesium Chloride follows a simple cubic lattice which is composed of a cube with one atom at each of its corners and one atom at the center of the cube.
Show how the cesium chloride and sodium chloride unit cells each contain a cation-to-anion ratio of 1:1.
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