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A backpacker wants to carry enough fuel to heat 2.0kg of water from 25 degrees C to 100.0 degrees C. If the fuel he carries produces 36kg of heat per gram when it burns, how much fuel should he carry? (For the sake of simplicity, assume that the transfer of heat is 100% efficient)

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A backpacker wants to carry enough fuel to heat 2.0kg of water from 25 degrees C to 100.0 degrees C. If the fuel he carries produces 36kg of heat per gram when it burns, how much fuel should he carry? (For the sake of simplicity, assume that the transfer of heat is 100% efficient)

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