# How much heat is released when 275 g of water cools from 85.2°C to 38.4 °C?

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Mar 15, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

The equation for heat is

Q = heat in Joules

m = mass in grams

For this problem

The negative Joule value means heat is being lost in an exothermic reaction.