A compound formed by elements A and B has cubic structure where atom A are at the corners of the cube and atom B are at centre of the body. The simplest formula of compound is - Option 1) AB Option 2) AB2 Option 3) A2B Option 4) AB4

V Vakul

$Number \, of\, atom\, A=8\times \frac{1}{8}=1$

$Number \, of\, atom\, B=1$

Hence the formula of compound is AB

Primitive unit cell -

In primitive unit cell, constituent particles are present only on corner positions of a unit cell.

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Option 1)

AB

This is correct

Option 2)

AB2

This is incorrect

Option 3)

A2B

This is incorrect

Option 4)

AB4

This is incorrect

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