Problem: Cadmium sulfide, sometimes used as a yellow pigment by artists, crystallizes with cadmium, occupying one half of the tetrahedral holes in a closest packed array of sulfide ions. What is the formula of cadmium sulfide? Explain your answer.

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Cadmium sulfide, sometimes used as a yellow pigment by artists, crystallizes with cadmium, occupying one half of the tetrahedral holes in a closest packed array of sulfide ions. What is the formula of cadmium sulfide? Explain your answer.

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