Problem: Under constant-volume conditions the heat of combustion of benzoic acid (C6H5COOH) is 26.38 kJ/g. A 2.760 -g sample of benzoic acid is burned in a bomb calorimeter. The temperature of the calorimeter increases from 21.50 oC to 29.95 oC.What is the total heat capacity of the calorimeter?

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Under constant-volume conditions the heat of combustion of benzoic acid (C6H5COOH) is 26.38 kJ/g. A 2.760 -g sample of benzoic acid is burned in a bomb calorimeter. The temperature of the calorimeter increases from 21.50 oC to 29.95 oC.

What is the total heat capacity of the calorimeter?

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