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Problem: The density of solid Ni is 8.90 g/cm3. How many atoms are present per cubic centimeter of Ni?_____ atoms/cm3As a solid, Ni adopts a face-centered cubic unit cell. How many unit cells are present per cubic centimeter of Ni?_____ unit cells/cm3What is the volume of a unit cell of this metal?_____ cm3What is the edge length of a unit cell of Ni?_____ cm

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Part A. The density of solid Ni is 8.90 g/cm3. How many atoms are present per cubic centimeter of Ni?

  • Use mole concept to determine the atoms per cubic centimeter where the molar mass of Ni is 58.69 g/mol in atoms per cm3
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The density of solid Ni is 8.90 g/cm3. How many atoms are present per cubic centimeter of Ni?

_____ atoms/cm3

As a solid, Ni adopts a face-centered cubic unit cell. How many unit cells are present per cubic centimeter of Ni?

_____ unit cells/cm3

What is the volume of a unit cell of this metal?

_____ cm3

What is the edge length of a unit cell of Ni?

_____ cm

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