A 3.971 g sample of a new organic material is combusted in a bomb calorimeter. The temperature of the calorimeter and its contents increase from 24.87 ∘C to 28.06 ∘C.The heat capacity (calorimeter constant) of the calorimeter is ,36.35 kJ/ ∘C, what is the heat of combustion per gram of the material?

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A 3.971 g sample of a new organic material is combusted in a bomb calorimeter. The temperature of the calorimeter and its contents increase from 24.87 ∘C to 28.06 ∘C.

The heat capacity (calorimeter constant) of the calorimeter is ,36.35 kJ/ ∘C, what is the heat of combustion per gram of the material?

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Given, mass of the sample is 3.971g, temperature of the calorimeter increased from 24.87 degree Celsius...

t-24.87 C;t, 28.06 C
Δt- (tt)
28.06 C-24.87 C
=3.19'C
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t-24.87 C;t, 28.06 C Δt- (tt) 28.06 C-24.87 C =3.19'C

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