Problem: A 3.67-g peanut is burned in a bomb calorimeter containing 1,223 g of water. The temperature of the water increases from 22.01°C to 29.77°C. Calculate the energy released per gram of peanut. (The specific heat of water is 1.000 cal/g•°C.)

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A 3.67-g peanut is burned in a bomb calorimeter containing 1,223 g of water. The temperature of the water increases from 22.01°C to 29.77°C. Calculate the energy released per gram of peanut. (The specific heat of water is 1.000 cal/g•°C.)

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