We have to calculate the number of atoms per unit cell in these cubic unit cells:
To calculate the number of atoms, we have to remember these rules:
Calculate the number of atoms per unit cell in each type of cubic unit cell.
Enter three integers separated by commas (e.g., 1, 2, 3) in the following order:
primitive cubic, body-centered cubic, and face-centered cubic.
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