Q8.23 in textbook
Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:42 pm
For question 23 in Chapter 8 in the textbook, when calculating the heat capacity of the calorimeter, you use q=mc(delta)t. The solution to this problem is 22.5kJ/(23.97C-22.45C) = 14.8kJ/C. Why is mass not seen in this solution? Is it assumed the calorimeter's mass is 1g?