# Calculating the heat capacity of a substance burned in a bomb calorimeter.

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A 1.000-g sample of benzoic acid, C7H6O2, is burned in a bomb calorimeter. The temperature of the calorimeter increases by 7.53 degrees Celsius. What is the heat capacity of the calorimeter in units of kJ degrees Celsius -1? Please note that (3.09)(10^3)kJ of heat are liberated per mole of benzoic acid combusted.

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