CHEM 1000 Lecture Notes - Cubic Crystal System

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Q2. Determining the Physical Characteristics of Unit
Cells (2) (Medium)
Polonium (Po) is the largest member of group 16 and is the
only element known to take to the simple cubic crystal
system. The distance between nearest neighbor Po atoms
in this structure is 335pm.
A) What is the diameter of a Po atom?
B) What is the density of Po metal?