Asked on 26 Oct 2020

Acetic acid, HC2H3O2, is responsible for the sour taste of vinegar. Combustion of acetic acid gives off 14.52 kJ/g of heat. When 15.00g of acetic acid is burned in a bomb calorimeter (heat capacity = 2.166kJ/ºC) containing 0.800kg of water, the final temperature in the calorimeter is 64.14 ºC. What was the initial temperature of the calorimeter?

Answered on 26 Oct 2020

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