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# calorimetry-lab-answers - 7 The calorimeter is made up of...

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The candle lab: calculations Data: 0.95 g, 30.6 °C 1. q = heat/energy change, units: J or Joules c = specific heat, units: J/g°C m = mass, units: g or grams T= temperature change, units: °C 2. 200 g 3. q = cm T = 4.18 J/g°C x 200 g x 30.6 °C = 25 5 82 J or 25.6 kJ

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4. 25.5 81 kJ/0.95 g wax = 26 .9 kJ = 27 kJ 5. First, assume the heat absorbed by the water is equal to the heat released by the candle
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Unformatted text preview: 7. The calorimeter is made up of more than just water (the metal from the can) Other sources of error include anything that interferes with the transfer of heat or the measurement of that heat. E.g. incomplete transfer of heat, loss of heat, evaporation of water, incomplete combustion. Not:experimental error, inaccurate thermometer For more lessons, visit www.chalkbored.com...
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