Problem: Tungsten crystallizes in a body-centered cubic unit cell with an edge length of 3.165 Å.(b) Calculate the density of tungsten.

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mass = 2 atoms W1 unit cell×1 mol W6.022×1023 atoms W×183.84 g W1 mol W

mass = 6.1056x10-22 g


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Tungsten crystallizes in a body-centered cubic unit cell with an edge length of 3.165 Å.

(b) Calculate the density of tungsten.

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