Problem: Calculate q when 28.6 g of water is heated from 22.0°C to 78.3°C.(the specific heat capacity for water = 4.184 J/(g•°C).A. 0.385 kJ B. 1.61 kJ C. 6.74 kJ D. 9.37 kJ E. 1.61x103 kJ

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Calculate q:

q = mcT


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Calculate q when 28.6 g of water is heated from 22.0°C to 78.3°C.
(the specific heat capacity for water = 4.184 J/(g•°C).

A. 0.385 kJ 

B. 1.61 kJ 

C. 6.74 kJ 

D. 9.37 kJ 

E. 1.61x103 kJ

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