Question #1593

How many calories of heat does it take to raise 500g of water from 20 degrees C t 30 degrees C? The specific heat of water is 1.0 calorie/gram degees C. Round your answer to the nearest whole number.

Expert's answer

Q = Cm(T2-T1) = 1 [calorie/g]* 500[g]* (30-20)[C] = 5000 cal

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