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Statement 1: The total number of atoms present in a simple cubic unit cell is one.
Statement 2: Simple cubic unit cell has atoms at its corners, each of which is shared between eight adjacent unit cells.
 

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Correct option is A

In simple cubic unit cell each atom is present at corners having contribution 1/8.Hence, total number of atoms present per unit cell in sc unit cells is 18×8=1.

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