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We have a bomb calorimeter with a heat capacity of 555 J/K.

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We have a bomb calorimeter with a heat capacity of 555 J/K.

We have a bomb calorimeter with a heat capacity of 555 J/K. In this bomb calorimeter, we place 1000.0 mL of water. We burn 2.396 g of a solid in this bomb calorimeter. The temperature of the bomb calorimeter and the water increases by 2.12 °C. The molar mass of the solid is 553.0 g/mol. How much heat (in kJ) will be released if we were to burn 0.148 mol of this same solid in the bomb calorimeter? Keep in mind that we want to find the amout of heat released. The specific heat capacity or water is 4.184 J/K/g. Approximate the density of water as being exactly 1.00 g/mL.

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