Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

10th Edition
John C. Kotz + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337399074

Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

10th Edition
John C. Kotz + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337399074


Chapter 12, Problem 5PS
Textbook Problem

One way of viewing the unit cell of perovskite was illustrated in Example 12.2. Another way is shown here. Prove that this view also leads to a formula of CaTiO3.

Chapter 12, Problem 5PS, One way of viewing the unit cell of perovskite was illustrated in Example 12.2. Another way is shown

Perovskite unit cell

Expert Solution
Interpretation Introduction


From the view, the formula CaTiO3 has to be proved.

Explanation of Solution

The Ca2+ ion at eight corners therefore,

Number of Ca2+atoms per unit=(8corneratoms×1/8)Number of Ca2+atoms per unit=1

The O2- ion at six faces therefore,

Number of O2-atoms per unit=(6faceO2-

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