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I am currently doing a Heat of Combustion lab. It is basically burning water inside an aluminium can using an

alkane fuel oil candle. I need help with some questions. why is it important that water has higher heat capacity than the aluminium can? What effect does failing to stir the water have on the HOC value? What effect does burning the candle too far away have on HOC value? Help would be greatly appreciated

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