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An element has a body-centred cubic (BCC) crystal structure. What is the total number of atoms present in a unit cell?


Option: 1


Option: 2


Option: 3


Option: 4


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 In a BCC unit cell, there is one atom located at each of the eight corners of the cube, and one atom located at the centre of the cube. Therefore, the total number of atoms in a BCC unit cell is 1 + 1\times 8 = 2.

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