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Heat absorption

  1. Mar 26, 2012 #1
    The nutrition label on a package of processed cheese food indicates that a 20.0 g serving has 175 Calories. To test this you put a small piece of cheese under a can with 100.0 mL of water and burn the cheese. You find that 1.0 grams of cheese was burned to heat the water. Assume that all of the heat released by the cheese was absorbed by the water(let's pretend), what is the change in temperature of the water at the end of the experiment?
     
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  3. Mar 26, 2012 #2

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    Please read the Rules (tab at top of the page). You must share your attempt at a solution, and indicate where you are having troubles.
     
  4. Mar 27, 2012 #3
    I don't even know where to begin
     
  5. Mar 27, 2012 #4

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    Ok. How many calories of heat are released per gram of cheese burnt?
     
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