Problem: You may want to reference (Pages 265 - 266) Section 6.5 while completing this problem.The combustion of toluene has a ΔErxnDelta {{E}_{{ m{{ m rxn}}}}} of -3.91x103 kJ/mol. When 1.55 g of toluene (C7H8) undergoes combustion in a bomb calorimeter, the temperature rises from 23.02˚C to 37.01˚C. Find the heat capacity of the bomb calorimeter.

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You may want to reference (Pages 265 - 266) Section 6.5 while completing this problem.

The combustion of toluene has a ΔErxn of -3.91x103 kJ/mol. When 1.55 g of toluene (C7H8) undergoes combustion in a bomb calorimeter, the temperature rises from 23.02˚C to 37.01˚C. Find the heat capacity of the bomb calorimeter.

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