Nina K.

asked • 04/05/19

How may calories are there per gram of candy?

A researcher studying the nutritional value of a new candy places a 5.20 g sample of the candy inside a bomb calorimeter and combusts it in excess oxygen. The observed temperature increase is 2.19 °C. If the heat capacity of the calorimeter is 41.20 kJ⋅K−1, how many nutritional Calories are there per gram of the candy?

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J.R. S. answered • 04/06/19

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