Problem: The amount of boiling water required to raise the temperature of 25.0 kg of water in the bath to body temperature is 4.80 kg. In this process, the heat lost by the boiling water is equal to the heat gained by the room-temperature water. How much heat was transferred in this process?Express your answer to four significant figures and include the appropriate units.Imagine that your water heater has broken, but you want to take a bath. You fill your bathtub with 25 kg of room-temperature water (about 25 °C). You figure that you can boil water to 100 °C on the stove and pour it into the bath to raise the temperature.

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The amount of boiling water required to raise the temperature of 25.0 kg of water in the bath to body temperature is 4.80 kg. In this process, the heat lost by the boiling water is equal to the heat gained by the room-temperature water. How much heat was transferred in this process?

Express your answer to four significant figures and include the appropriate units.


Imagine that your water heater has broken, but you want to take a bath. You fill your bathtub with 25 kg of room-temperature water (about 25 °C). You figure that you can boil water to 100 °C on the stove and pour it into the bath to raise the temperature.

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