How much heat is released when 88.2 g of water cools from 33.8°C to 12.9°C?

1 Answer
Jun 22, 2016

Answer:

The specific heat of water is #4.186*J*g^-1*K^-1#. This should have been quoted with the question.

Explanation:

The specific heat of water is high as specific heats go. Part of the reason is that water is a very dense substance.

Heat transferred #=# #DeltaTxxC_Pxx"mass#

#=# #-20.9*Kxx88.2*gxx4.186*J*g^-1*K^-1#