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Volume of a Hemisphere Word Problem

A dentist places a gold filling in the shape of a cylinder with a hemispherical top in a patient's tooth. The radius of the filling is 3 mm. The height of the cylindrical portion is 4 mm. If dental gold costs $16.00 per cubic millimeter, how much did the gold for the filling cost? Round to the nearest cent. Use pi ≈ 3.14.

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