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On average, earth's crust contains about 8.1% aluminum by mass. If a standard 12-ounce soft drink can contains approximately 15.0g of aluminum, how many cans could be made from one ton of the Earth's crust?

  • chemistry - ,

    1 ton = 2,000 pounds.
    2,000 pounds = about 907,185 grams. You can go through the conversion. Repost if you need some help with that.
    g Al = 907185*0.081 = ??
    15.0 g/can x #cans = 907185*0.081
    Solve for #cans.

  • chemistry - ,

    4900

  • chemistry 167 - ,

    5400 cans

    1000 kg in 1 metric ton
    1000 g in 1 kg
    times 8.1
    divided by 15 grams per can

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