Question

The number of octahedral sites per sphere in a fcc structure is

Solution

Correct option is

1

 

Number of octahedral sites = Number of sphere in the packing.  

∴    Number of octahedral sites per sphere = 1.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

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Q2

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Q3

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Q4

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Q5

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Q6

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Q7

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Q8

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Q9

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