# Calorimetry Questions and Answers

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CalorimetryIf you mix 3 liters of 40°C water with 3 liters of 60°C water, you will end up with 6 liters of water at what temperature?
A. not enough information
B. less than 40°C
C. greater than 60°C
D. exactly 50°C
E. somewhere between 40°C and 60°C, but not exactly 50°C

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CalorimetryCalculate the rate of heat conduction out of the human body, assuming that the core internal temperature is 35.24 °C, the skin temperature is 32.57 °C, the thickness of the tissues between averages 1.76 cm, and the surface area is 1.23 m². (skin = 0.37W/m.°C)

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CalorimetryHow much heat per second would pass through an iron plate that is 1.7 cm thick if one face is at
151°C and the other is at 130°C? Its cross- sectional area is 3925 sq. cm and k is 80 W/m.K.
Round your answer to 2 decimal places.

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CalorimetryA 35 g block of ice is cooled to -61°C. It is added to 592 g of water in an 81 g copper calorimeter at a temperature of 21°C. Find the final temperature. The specific heat of copper is 387 J/kg °C and of ice is 2090 J/kg C. The latent heat of fusion of water is 3.33 x 105 J/kg and its specific heat is 4186 J/kg °C. Answer in units of °C.

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CalorimetryA 100.0 gram sample of water is placed into a calorimeter. The initial temperature of the water is 22.2°C. A reaction is performed in the presence of the water, and the final temperature of the water is recorded as 18.1°C. How much heat is released by the water? How much heat is absorbed by the reaction?

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CalorimetryA certain oil used in industrial transformers has a density of 1.174 g/mL and a specific heat of 1.348 Jg-1 °C-1.
Calculate the heat capacity of one gallon of this oil.
Given: 1 gallon = 3.785 liters and 1000 mL = 1 L
Keep the answer with 2 decimal places.
Do not write unit in answer.

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CalorimetryA 5.0-kg chunk of copper is cooled to 195 K in frozen carbon dioxide. It is then placed into a bath of water at 0°C. How much water freezes? (The specific heat of copper is 385 J/kg K, the specific heat of water is 4190 J/kg K, the heat of fusion of water is 3.33 x 105 J/kg, the heat of vaporization of water is 2.26 x 106 J/kg.)

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Calorimetry200. g of ice is put in a perfectly insulated thermos containing 800. g of tea. 100. g of ice melts before equilibrium is established and the temperature of the tea/ice mixture is 0.00 °C. What was the original temperature of the tea? The specific heat of the tea is 1.000 cal/g K, the heat of fusion of water is 79.72 cal/g and the density of tea is 1.000 g/mL.
0.00 cal
100.0 cal
22.0 cal
12.0 cal
10.0 cal
18.0 cal

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Calorimetry(a) Calculate the work done by a gas in a cylinder if the gas absorbs 4.50 joules of heat
(Q) and expands to a volume of 0.0010 m³ against a constant pressure of 475 Pa. (b) Use ΔU = Q + W to calculate the internal energy of the gas. Show your work and report your answers to 3 significant figures.

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CalorimetryA student doing an experiment pours 0.500 kg of heated metal whose temperature is
98.0 °C into á 0.347 kg aluminum calorimeter cup containing 0.279 kg of water at
28.0 °C. The mixture (and the cup) comes to thermal equilibrium at 38.0 °C. The
specific heat of the metal is
J/kg °C. (specific heat of aluminum = 900 J/kg
°C, specific heat of water = 4186 J/kg °C)

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CalorimetryA piece of metal, with a low specific heat capacity, and an equally massive piece of concrete, with a high specific heat capacity, are set on a very large block of ice. Which of these objects will melt the most ice before cooling to 0°C?
The piece of metal
The piece of concrete
Since they are at the same temperature, they will melt the same amount of ice.

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CalorimetryThe specific heat capacity of a pure substance can be found by dividing the heat needed to change the temperature of a sample of the substance by the mass of the sample and by the change in temperature. The heat capacity of a certain substance has been measured to be 1.35J/g.°C
Suppose 154. g of the substance are heated until the temperature of the sample has changed by 43.6 °C.
Write an equation that will let you calculate the heat Q that was needed for this temperature change.

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CalorimetryWhat minimum heat is needed to bring 50 g of water at 30 °C to the boiling point and completely boil it away? The specific heat of water is 4190 J/(kg. K) and its heat of vaporization is 22.6x10^5 J/kg. Express your answer with the appropriate units.

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CalorimetryThe temperature of a brass bar rises by 10.0°C when it absorbs 2.00 kJ of energy by heat. The mass of the bar is 525 g. Determine the specific heat of brass from these data.

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CalorimetryIf 200 ml of tea at 90 °C is poured into a 400 g glass cup initially at 25 °C, what would be the final temperature of the mixture? Note: The specific heat capacity of water is 4186 J/kg °C, and the specific heat capacity of glass is 840 J/kg °C.
61.4 °C
71.4 °C
0°C
36.4 °C

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Calorimetryyou hammer a nail into wood, the nail heats up. 30 Joules of energy was absorbed by a 5-g nail as it was hammered into place. How much does the nail's temperature increase (in °C) during this process? (The specific heat capacity of the nail is 450 J/kg-°C, and round to 3 significant digits.