Problem: A calorimeter is used to measure the enthalpy of a reaction. Label the system and the surroundings.

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We're being asked to label the system and the surroundings in the calorimeter given.

Recall:

system - specific part of the universe that we're focused on

surroundings - deals with everything outside of it


When using calorimetry

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A calorimeter is used to measure the enthalpy of a reaction. Label the system and the surroundings.

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