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Concept: Heat of Combustion

# Problem: The combustion of toluene has a ∆Erxn of –3.91 x 103 kJ/mol. When 1.55 g of toluene (C7H8) undergoes combustion in a bomb calorimeter, the temperature rises from 23.12 °C to 37.57 °C. Find the heat capacity of the bomb calorimeter.

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The combustion of toluene has a ∆Erxn of –3.91 x 103 kJ/mol. When 1.55 g of toluene (C7H8) undergoes combustion in a bomb calorimeter, the temperature rises from 23.12 °C to 37.57 °C. Find the heat capacity of the bomb calorimeter.

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