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heat of combustion of sugar

If 10 grams of the sugar C12H22O11 burned in a calorimeter and produced a 5.5 C temperature change in 1500 grams of water, what would be the heat of combustion of 1 mole of sugar. Choices:34.5kj/m, -34.5, 1150, -1150.

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Mol wt = 12*12+1*22+16*11 = 342 grams/mol
Number of moles of sugar in 10 grams ...

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It shows how to calculate the heat of combustion of sugar given the heat released from burning.

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