A heating curve is a plot or graph wherein a substance is subjected to increasing temperature against time to measure the amount of energy it absorbs and changes state with increasing temperature. The rate of temperature increase is dependent upon the heat capacity of the phase in the system.
The heating curve for Substance X given the information is shown below:
A substance, X, has the following properties:
Sketch a heating curve for substance X starting at 250.8C.
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