heat units

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Mya Majewski 1L
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heat units

Postby Mya Majewski 1L » Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:53 pm

Using the equation q=nCdelta T where n is in g, C is in J/Cg and Temperature is in Celsius, isn't the heat unit supposed to be J and NOT kj?

Sophia Diaz - Dis 1B
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Re: heat units

Postby Sophia Diaz - Dis 1B » Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:19 pm

I'm pretty sure as long as the units match you should be good.
So if the units you need is J in order to cancel out the other J, but it's given to you in KJ, but convert KJ to J so that they all cancel out.

Jaqueline Monreal 2L
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Re: heat units

Postby Jaqueline Monreal 2L » Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:30 pm

i think it would be best to convert to J in case

Xingzheng Sun 2K
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Re: heat units

Postby Xingzheng Sun 2K » Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:50 am

I think since C is in J/g, the final answer should be in J.

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