An element exists as hexagonal close packed structure as well as cubic close packed structure. In which case the element would have higher density?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 17th Jun, 2016, 10:57: AM

Expert Answer:

The density of the element will be same in both the cases as the two structures will have the same coordination number and hence the same packing fraction.

Answered by  | 17th Jun, 2016, 12:57: PM