We're being asked to label the system and the surroundings in the calorimeter given.
system - specific part of the universe that we're focused on
surroundings - deals with everything outside of it
When using calorimetry
A calorimeter is used to measure the enthalpy of a reaction. Label the system and the surroundings.
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