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Metal plating is done by passing current through a metal solution. For example, an item can become gold plated by attaching the item to a power source and submerging it into a Au^3+ solution. The item itself serves as the cathode, at which the Au^3+ ions are reduced to Au(s). A piece of solid gold is used as the anode and is also connected to the power source, thus completing the circuit. What mass of gold is produced when 21.4 A of current are passed through a gold solution for 27.0 min? Express your answer with the appropriate units.