Problem: If 12.0g of MgSO4 • 7H2O is thoroughly heated, what mass of anhydrous magnesium sulfate will remain? Express your answer to three significant figures and include the appropriate units.

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If 12.0g of MgSO• 7H2O is thoroughly heated, what mass of anhydrous magnesium sulfate will remain? 

Express your answer to three significant figures and include the appropriate units.

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