Q. 133.9( 37 Votes )

Explain how many

Answer :

The portion of an atom of the corner of a cubic unit cell is shared by eight adjacent unit cells as shown below:



Therefore, a portion of the atom at the corner = 8 × 1/8 = 1 atom.


(ii) The atoms present at the center of the body is not shared by its neighbouring unit cell.


Therefore, portion of the atom at the center = 1 atom


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