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A simple cubic unit cell is composed of a cube with one atom at each of its corners.
# of atoms = 1 atom per 1 unit cell
volume of unit cell = 3.7259 x 10-23 cm3
Polonium crystallizes with a simple cubic structure. It has a density of 9.3 g/cm3, a radius of 167 pm, and a molar mass of 209 g/mol.
Use these data to estimate Avogadros number (the number of atoms in one mole).
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