# Answer to Question #35140 in Physical Chemistry for Ash

Question #35140

the heat required to raise the temperature of a large cup of water from room temperature to boiling is approximately 100 kJ. Express this quantity of heat in kilocalories and british thermal units.

Expert's answer

1 kj is equal to: 0.23901 kcal ; Then

100 kj is equal to: 23.901 kcal

and

1 kj is equal to: 0.94782 BTU (British thermal unit); Then

100 kj is equal to: 94.782 BTU (British thermal unit)

100 kj is equal to: 23.901 kcal

and

1 kj is equal to: 0.94782 BTU (British thermal unit); Then

100 kj is equal to: 94.782 BTU (British thermal unit)

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