   Chapter 10.5, Problem 10.1SC ### Introductory Chemistry: A Foundati...

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

9th Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337399425
Textbook Problem
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# ercise 10.1 How many calories of energy correspond to 28.4 J?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The amount of calories of energy correspond to 28.4 J should be determined.

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

Joules and calories both are the units of energy.

The given conversion is: conversion of joules to calories.

4.184 joules is equal to 1 calorie.

1 cal = 4.184 J

Thus, conversion factor is given by:

1 cal4.184 J

So,

28

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