Problem: A 2.7-g sample of rice is placed in a calorimeter. When the sample is burned 27 kJ is given off. Part AWhat is the energy value (kcal/g) for the rice? Express your answer to two significant figures.

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A 2.7-g sample of rice is placed in a calorimeter. When the sample is burned 27 kJ is given off. 

Part A

What is the energy value (kcal/g) for the rice? 

Express your answer to two significant figures.

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