A pure sample of pure (E)-2, 5-dimethyl-3-hexene (C 8H16) is combusted in a bomb calorimeter.
If the combustion of 0.871 g of (E)-2, 5-dimethyl-3-hexene results in a rise in temperature from 25.66°C to 32.77°C, what is the heat capacity (in kJ/K) of the calorimeter? Report your answer to three significant figures.
The heat of combustion for (E)-2, 5-dimethyl-3-hexene is -5275.50 kJ/mol.
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