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Lead metal can be extracted from a mineral called galena, which contains 86.6% lead by mass. A particular ore contains 68.5%galena by massIf the lead can be extracted with 92.5% efficiency, what mass of ore is required to make a lead sphere with a 6.00 cm radius?

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Lead metal can be extracted from a mineral called galena, which contains 86.6% lead by mass. A particular ore contains 68.5%galena by mass

If the lead can be extracted with 92.5% efficiency, what mass of ore is required to make a lead sphere with a 6.00 cm radius?
 
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Step 1

First, the volume of lead sphere is calculat...

radius 6cm
V x3.14x6x6x6
3
=904.32 cm3
Mass Density Volume
=11.34x904.32 cm3
cm
10254.99 g
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radius 6cm V x3.14x6x6x6 3 =904.32 cm3 Mass Density Volume =11.34x904.32 cm3 cm 10254.99 g

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