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Problem: Barium is the largest nonradioactive alkaline earth metal. It has a body-centered cubic unit cell and a density of 3.62 g/cm3. What is the atomic radius of barium? [Volume of a sphere: V = 4/3(πr3).]

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Barium is the largest nonradioactive alkaline earth metal. It has a body-centered cubic unit cell and a density of 3.62 g/cm3. What is the atomic radius of barium? [Volume of a sphere: V = 4/3(πr3).]

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