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Volume of water poured in to bowl with iron ball.

A bowl is shaped like a hemisphere with radius R centimeters. An iron ball with radius R/2 centimeters is placed in the bowl and water is poured in to a depth of 2R/3 centimeters. How much water was poured in?

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The volume of water poured into a bowl with an iron ball is found in terms of its radius. This is a detailed solution.