Problem: If 50.0 mL of ethanol (density = 0.789 g/ mL) initially at 7.0 °C is mixed with 50.0 mL of water (density = 1.0 g/ mL) initially at 28.4 °C in an insulated beaker, and assuming that no heat is lost, what is the final temperature of the mixture?

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- qwater = qethanol-(mcT)water =(mcT)ethanol


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If 50.0 mL of ethanol (density = 0.789 g/ mL) initially at 7.0 °C is mixed with 50.0 mL of water (density = 1.0 g/ mL) initially at 28.4 °C in an insulated beaker, and assuming that no heat is lost, what is the final temperature of the mixture?

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