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Problem: Platinum crystallizes with the face-centered cubic unit cell. The radius of a platinum atom is 139 pm .Calculate the edge length of the unit cell.

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For an FCC unit cell, edge length (a) can be calculated using the radius:

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Platinum crystallizes with the face-centered cubic unit cell. The radius of a platinum atom is 139 pm .

Calculate the edge length of the unit cell.

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