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Unformatted text preview: Heat vs. Temp Heat is the amount of energy that flows from a hot object to a cooler object Temp is a measure of microscopic motion Temperature scales 100C = 373K Liquid water in equilibrium with steam 0C = 273K liquid water in equilibrium with ice Absolute zero nothing colder Temperature conversions K= c + 273 K 273 = C Although the SI unit of hear is a joule, chemists like to use calorie 1 cal = 4.184 J Dietary calorie is actually a kilocalorie...
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- Spring '08