   Chapter 10, Problem 26QAP ### 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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# Convert the following numbers of calories into kilocalories. (Remember: kilo means 1000.)l type='a'>8254 cal41.5 cali> cal 752,900 cal

Interpretation Introduction

(a)

Interpretation:

Convert 8254 calories to 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.

Explanation

The given conversion is: conversion of calories to kilocalories.

1 calorie is equal to 0.001 kilocalorie.

1 cal = 0.001 kcal

Thus, conversion factor is given by:

1 kcal1000 cal

So,</

Interpretation Introduction

(b)

Interpretation:

Convert 41.5 calories to 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

(c)

Interpretation:

Convert 8.231×103 cal to 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:

Convert 752, 900 cal to 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.

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