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Determining the Empirical Formula of a Unit Cell (2)

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What is the empirical formula of the ionic compound depicted in the figure below? The white ions are called 'A' and the green ions are called 'B'.

Unit Cell (Bodner, George M. Purdue University, n.d. Web. 6 July 2016.)

A

$AB$

B

$AB_{2}$

C

$AB_{4}$

D

$A_{4}B$