Estimate the number of atoms in 1 cm³ of a solid. (Note that the diameter of an atom is about 10 ^-10 m.)

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Estimate the number of atoms in 1 cm³ of a solid. (Note that the diameter of an atom is about 10 ^-10 m.)

Answer:

For simplicity, let’s assume the atoms in this solid are organized in a grid such that the volume occupied by each atom is approximately equal to a cube of side length (s) equal to the diameter of the atom (d).
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