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Heat - Energy Transfer Question

  1. Nov 12, 2005 #1
    Hi, one of my homework problems i recieved was "A water heater can generate 32, 000kJ/h. How much water can it heat from 15 C to 50 C per hour?" I am having trouble figuring out what formula I would use?
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  3. Nov 12, 2005 #2

    Chi Meson

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    Let's see, you have the amount of heat, Q=32,000,000 J
    you have a change in temperature, [tex] \Delta T[/tex]=35 degrees
    you have water with a specific heat, c = (look it up)
    and you need mass m=?

    You can't find the right formula? You should look again.
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