Answer to Question #174915 in General Chemistry for Liz

Question #174915

For part (a) calculate the heat lost in calories for copper and lead then calculate the heat gained in calories for the water in each case. Remember that you used 25.0 G of water.

Mass of copper 20.61G

lead 24.75G

initial temperature of water 21.4°C

initial temperature of metals 98.7°C

Final temperature water for copper and water 26.5°C

Final temperature of water for lead and water 23.1°C


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Expert's answer
2021-03-30T07:52:27-0400

From literature review

4.186 is the specific heat capacity of water.


And also, the conversion factor from joule to calories is

1J= 0.239cal


Or

1cal=4.18J


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Comments

Liz
27.03.21, 16:49

How did you get 0.239?

Liz
27.03.21, 16:27

How do you get 4.186?

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