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Find the heat in calories is required to increase the temp of 54g water from 0 degrees C. The specific heat capacity of water is 1cal/g C?

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  • 4 years ago

    q = (mass) (temp. change) (sp. heat)

    q = (54 g) (____ C) (1cal/g C)

    I wrote this:

    (____ C)

    because you did not provide an ending temperature. Let's say the water was heated up to 65 C from 0 C. We would then have this:

    q = (54 g) (65 C) (1cal/g C)

    q = 3510 cal

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