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 amandamolegir May28-09 07:45 PM

Heat question!??the amount of heat gained or lost by a substance is equal to

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

the amount of heat gained or lost by a substance is equal to the product of its______ times the change in__________ times its__________

2. Relevant equations
none that i know of

3. The attempt at a solution
I dont know the first blank or the third, but is the second heat?

 Kurdt May28-09 07:51 PM

Re: Heat question!??the amount of heat gained or lost by a substance is equal to

The second is not heat. Have you been given any equations in your classes when you've been talking about calorimetry? If not I suggest you look up calorimetry on google. You're bound to find the answer then.

 amandamolegir May28-09 07:57 PM

Re: Heat question!??the amount of heat gained or lost by a substance is equal to

i looked it up on google and still didnt find the answer..

 Kurdt May28-09 08:02 PM

Re: Heat question!??the amount of heat gained or lost by a substance is equal to

Quote:
 Quote by amandamolegir (Post 2216282) i looked it up on google and still didnt find the answer..
Really? The first hit when I look up calorimetry has the equation you need.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calorimetry

 amandamolegir May28-09 08:08 PM

Re: Heat question!??the amount of heat gained or lost by a substance is equal to

so the answer is energy, mass, and specific heat?

 mikelepore May28-09 08:24 PM

Re: Heat question!??the amount of heat gained or lost by a substance is equal to

You still need this part: the change in__________
Not "energy." The heat IS energy.

 amandamolegir May28-09 08:29 PM

Re: Heat question!??the amount of heat gained or lost by a substance is equal to

i dont know what that part is then

 amandamolegir May28-09 08:31 PM

Re: Heat question!??the amount of heat gained or lost by a substance is equal to

change in temperature

 Kurdt May28-09 08:33 PM

Re: Heat question!??the amount of heat gained or lost by a substance is equal to

Yes. :smile:

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