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**$\mathbf{0}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{550}\mathbf{}\overline{)\mathbf{g}}\mathbf{}\mathbf{\times}\frac{\mathbf{26}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{38}\mathbf{}\mathbf{kJ}}{\mathbf{1}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{00}\mathbf{}\overline{)\mathbf{g}}}$ = 14.509 kJ**

The combustion of exactly 1.000 g of benzoic acid in a bomb calorimeter releases 26.38 kJ of heat. If the combustion of 0.550 g of benzoic acid causes the temperature of the calorimeter to increase from 22.01 ∘C to 24.27 ∘C, calculate the heat capacity of the calorimeter.

a) 0.660 kJ/°C

b) 6.42 kJ/°C

c) 14.5 kJ/°C

d) 21.2 kJ/°C

e) 32.7 kJ/°C

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