Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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Chapter 12 The Solid State - Study Questions - Page 467b: 25


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a) There are $8\times 1/8$ atoms in the vertexes and $6\times 1/2$ atoms in the faces and four internal ones, so 8 atoms per cell. b) The structure is face-centered cubic, and the internal carbons are in tetrahedral holes because they are surrounded by 4 atoms each.
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