Problem: What is the heat capacity of 175 g of liquid water?

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We are asked to determine the heat capacity of 175 g of liquid water.


Heat capacity or thermal capacity is a physical property of matter, defined as the amount of heat to be supplied to a given mass of a material to produce a unit change in its temperature. 


For this, we simply multiply the specific heat capacity of water with its mass.


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What is the heat capacity of 175 g of liquid water?

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