Problem: Iron from the earth is in the form of iron ore. Common ores include Fe 2O3 (hematite), Fe3O4 (magnetite), and FeCO3 (siderite). Calculate the mass percent composition of iron in each of these iron ores. Which one has the highest iron content?

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Iron from the earth is in the form of iron ore. Common ores include Fe 2O3 (hematite), Fe3O4 (magnetite), and FeCO3 (siderite). Calculate the mass percent composition of iron in each of these iron ores. Which one has the highest iron content?

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