CK-1_Caloric_Content_of_Food_RPT - C. What type of reaction...

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Lab Report Assistant: This document is not meant to be a substitute for a formal laboratory report. It is simply a summary of the experiment’s questions and data tables which should be addressed in a formal lab report. The intent is to facilitate student’s writing of lab reports by providing this information in an .rtf format which can be copied and pasted into an electronic document. Caloric Content of Food Marshmallow Peanut / Walnut Other Sample Food Item Description Mass of food burnt Mass of beaker Mass of water Water temp. – initial Water temp. – final Delta T ( o C change) Questions A. Which of the foods tested contains the most energy per gram? B. How do your experimental results compare to published values?
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Unformatted text preview: C. What type of reaction is used in calorimetry? D. What are the products of the reactions? E. Where did the products go? F. A student performing an experiment to determine the caloric content of a cashew nut collected the following data: Mass of cashew nut before burning: 0.55 g After burning: 0.05 g Temperature increase of 200 g of water: 7.0 o C a. Calculate the total energy released by the combustion of the cashew nut by using the water temp. increase, the mass of the water and specific heat capacity of water. b. Calculate the energy released per gram of cashew nut consumed in the reaction. G. Using the following standards (carbohydrates (4 Cal/g), protein (4 Cal/g), and fats 9 Cal/g), determine the caloric content of a bag of your favorite snack food. 2...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course CHEMISTRY chem 104 taught by Professor Lewis during the Spring '11 term at Jefferson Community and Technical College.

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