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Problem #1: The edge length of the unit cell of Ta, is 330.6 pm; the unit cell is body-centered cubic. Tantalum has a density of 16.69 g/cm3 (a) calculate the mass of a tantalum atom. (b) Calculate the atomic weight of tantalum in g/mol.

Problem #2a: Chromium crystallizes in a body-centered cubic structure. The unit cell volume is 2.583 x 10¯23 cm3. Determine the atomic radius of Cr in pm.

Problem #2b: Chromium crystallizes with a body-centered cubic unit cell. The radius of a chromium atom is 128 pm . Calculate the density of solid crystalline chromium in grams per cubic centimeter.

Problem #3: Barium has a radius of 224 pm and crystallizes in a body-centered cubic structure. What is the edge length of the unit cell?

Problem #4: Metallic potassium has a body-centered cubic structure. If the edge length of unit cell is 533 pm, calculate the radius of potassium atom.

Problem #5: Sodium has a density of 0.971 g/cm3 and crystallizes with a body-centered cubic unit cell. (a) What is the radius of a sodium atom? (b) What is the edge length of the cell? Give answers in picometers.

Problem #6: At a certain temperature and pressure an element has a simple body-centred cubic unit cell. The corresponding density is 4.253 g/cm3 and the atomic radius is 1.780 Å. Calculate the atomic mass (in amu) for this element.

Problem #7: Mo crystallizes in a body-centered cubic arrangement. Calculate the radius of one atom, given the density of Mo is 10.28 g /cm3.

Problem #8: Sodium crystallizes in body-centered cubic system, and the edge of the unit cell is 430. pm. Calculate the dimensions of a cube that would contain one mole of Na.

Problem #9: Vanadium crystallizes with a body-centered unit cell. The radius of a vanadium atom is 131 pm. Calculate the density of vanadium. (in g/cm3)

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