The data shows that this will not be true but it

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The data shows that this will not be true, but it really doesn’t disprove the hypothesis, in fact the hypothesis could still be true. All the energy transferred wasn't efficiently or accurately passed into the water containing flask, if done like it was expected then the data could have possibly show a relation between the two variables. Evaluation Judging by the results of the experiment, many things could have been done to achieve the results desired. As discussed before the major flaw was the method used in order to transfer the energy from the corn oil to the flask. Also the food that was used could have possibly not be the most efficient to perform an experiment of this sort since the independent variable is the surface area and perhaps it would have turned out better if the high caloric food used were a solid with distinct shapes and size, would have required much less effort. This was essentially the initial idea of the experiment but it wasn’t possible to do so because there isn’t many solid food that will catch and stay on fire as long enough for it to obtain any sort of data, which is why the corn oil was eventually used. Last but not least a better structure or method for obtaining the data could have been performed, such as using better materials that could record and receive the heat from the corn oil with it losing as less or none of the calories that are being transferred. The results obtained show that as the surface area of the corn oil increases, the amount of energy lost probably increased aswell since it is spread over a larger area which increases the chance of the heat being spread into unwanted spaces.
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  • Winter '18
  • Mrs. Gobert
  • Chemistry, Reaction, Energy, Calorie, Robert Van Den, ROBERT VAN DEN ABEELE, van den abeele, High Calorie-Content Food

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