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on july 16, 1882, a massive thunderstorm over Dubuque, Iowa, produced huge hailstones. The diameter of some of the hailstones was 17 in. ICe weighs about 0.033 lb/in^3;. Whas is the approximate weightof a 17 in. hailstone?

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    Volume of a sphere or radius r
    =(4πr³)/3

    r=17/2=8.5 in.
    Density = 0.033 lb/in³

    Weight = density * volume

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