Problem: Barium crystallizes in a body-centered cubic unit cell with an edge length of 5.025 Å(b) Calculate the density of barium.

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We’re being asked to calculate the density of barium that crystallizes in a body-centered cubic unit cell.


A body-centered cubic (BCC) unit cell is composed of a cube with one atom at each of its corners and one atom at the center of the cube


Recall that density has a formula of:

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Barium crystallizes in a body-centered cubic unit cell with an edge length of 5.025 Å

(b) Calculate the density of barium.

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