   Chapter 10, Problem 22QAP ### Introductory Chemistry: A Foundati...

9th Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337399425

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Chapter
Section ### Introductory Chemistry: A Foundati...

9th Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337399425
Textbook Problem
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# Write the conversion factors that would be necessary to perform each of the following conversions:l type='a'>an energy given in calories to its equivalent in joulesan energy given in joules to its equivalent in caloriesan energy given in calories lo its equivalent in kilocaloriesan energy given in kilojoules to its equivalent in joules

Interpretation Introduction

(a)

Interpretation:

The conversion factor should be written to perform the given conversion.

An energy given in calories to its equivalent in joules.

Concept Introduction:

A conversion factor is a numerical ratio which is used to show a measurement in one unit as another unit. It is always equal to 1.

Explanation

The given conversion is: conversion of calories to joules.

1 calorie is equal to the 4.184 joule

1 cal = 4.184 J

Thus, conversion factor is given by:

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Interpretation Introduction

(b)

Interpretation:

The conversion factor should be written to perform the given conversion.

An energy given in joules to its equivalent in calories.

Concept Introduction:

A conversion factor is a numerical ratio which is used to show a measurement in one unit as another unit. It is always equal to 1.

Interpretation Introduction

(c)

Interpretation:

The conversion factor should be written to perform the given conversion.

An energy given in calories to its equivalent in kilocalories.

Concept Introduction:

A conversion factor is a numerical ratio which is used to show a measurement in one unit as another unit. It is always equal to 1.

Interpretation Introduction

(d)

Interpretation:

The conversion factor should be written to perform the given conversion.

An energy given in kilojoules to its equivalent in joules.

Concept Introduction:

A conversion factor is a numerical ratio which is used to show a measurement in one unit as another unit. It is always equal to 1.

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