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Problem: Sodium metal (atomic weight 22.99 g/mol) adopts a body-centered cubic structure with a density of 0.97 g/cm3.If it didnt react so vigorously, sodium could float on water. Use the answer from Part A to estimate the density of Na if its structure were that of a cubic close-packed metal.

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Sodium metal (atomic weight 22.99 g/mol) adopts a body-centered cubic structure with a density of 0.97 g/cm3.

If it didnt react so vigorously, sodium could float on water. Use the answer from Part A to estimate the density of Na if its structure were that of a cubic close-packed metal.

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