Question

What is the radius of a sodium atom (in picometers)? What is the edge length of the cell (in picometers)?

Sodium has a density of 0.971 and crystallizes with a body-centered cubic unit cell.

Answer

http://www.chemteam.info/Liquids&Solids/…

example #4

You might care to examine this solution:

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?…

Dr. A is very, very good with his answers, but he did make a mistake in the calculation of radius. For the record, I too have given the occasional mistaken answer.

May 25 at 11:55

Sodium: 190picometers

Edge Length Idk

May 25 at 15:41