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

 

Answers (1)
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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