# Problem: Consider a simple cubic (a.k.a, primitive cubic) unit cell as shown here.(i) How many atoms are shown in this image?(ii) What fraction of each atom is inside the boundaries of the cube?(iii) If you sum all (the fractions of atoms, how many atoms are actually inside a simple cubic unit cell?

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Consider a simple cubic (a.k.a, primitive cubic) unit cell as shown here.

(i) How many atoms are shown in this image?

(ii) What fraction of each atom is inside the boundaries of the cube?

(iii) If you sum all (the fractions of atoms, how many atoms are actually inside a simple cubic unit cell?

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