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Heat energy and H20

How much heat energy is required to raise the temperature of 5.0g of H20 from -10 degrees celsius to 110 degrees celsius ?

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From this question, you must infer that water at -10 C is actually ice, and water at 110 C is steam.

We actually have to go through 5 steps to calculate the total amount of heat energy required.

There are two type of steps that you need to familiarize yourself with

Type I
Heating step

q = mC(Tfinal-Tinitial)

heat(q) equals mass of material(m) being heated, multiplied by the ...

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This solution is provided in 319 words. It goes through five steps for calculating the heat energy required, including the heat step and phase change.