The manufacture of aluminum includes the production of cryolite (Na3AlF6) from the following reaction:
6HF + 3NaAlO2 → Na3AlF6 + 3H2O + Al2O3.
How much NaAlO2 (sodium aluminate) is required to produce 4.60 kg of Na3AlF6?
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