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heat of reaction

1.) The specific heat of a solution is 4.18 J/(grams x degrees Celsius) and its density is 1.02 g/mL. The solution is formed by combining 20.0 mL of solution A with 30.0 mL of solution B, both initially at 21.4 degrees Celsius. The final temperature is 25.3 degrees Celsius. Calculate the heat of reaction. assuming no heat is lost to the calorimeter.

2.) In the problem above, the calorimeter used has a heat capacity of 8.20 J/degrees Celsius. If you include a correction for the heat absorbed by the calorimeter, what is the heat of reaction.

Solution Summary

It shows how to calculate the heat of reaction by using a calorimeter.