# Thermochemistry Calculations?

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If the specific heat of water is 4.184 J/g.C degrees, how much energy is needed to raise the temperature of a 50 gram sample of water 12 degrees C?

If the specific heat of water is 4.184 J/g.C degrees, how much energy is needed to raise the temperature of a 50 gram sample of water 12 degrees C?

##### 1 Answer

May 8, 2018

#### Explanation:

Use

Insert your values, and you are given:

Our grams and °C cancel out:

After applying sig figs, we get 3000J, or 3kJ of energy.