Problem: A 2.250 -g sample of quinone (C6 H4 O2 ) is burned in a bomb calorimeter whose total heat capacity is 7.854kJ/oC. The temperature of the calorimeter increases from 22.96 oC to 30.25 oC.What is the heat of combustion per gram of quinone?

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A 2.250 -g sample of quinone (C6 H4 O2 ) is burned in a bomb calorimeter whose total heat capacity is 7.854kJ/oC. The temperature of the calorimeter increases from 22.96 oC to 30.25 oC.

What is the heat of combustion per gram of quinone?

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