A student is running an experiment in which 70.1 grams of MnSO4 is needed, but the only jar of reagent in the lab is labelled manganese(II) sulfate monohydrate. How many grams of the hydrate must the student weigh out in order to get the desired amount of the anhydrous compound?
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