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

  1. May 28, 2009 #1
    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?
     
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  3. May 28, 2009 #2

    Kurdt

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    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.
     
  4. May 28, 2009 #3
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    i looked it up on google and still didnt find the answer..
     
  5. May 28, 2009 #4

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

    Really? The first hit when I look up calorimetry has the equation you need.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calorimetry
     
  6. May 28, 2009 #5
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    so the answer is energy, mass, and specific heat?
     
  7. May 28, 2009 #6
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    You still need this part: the change in__________
    Not "energy." The heat IS energy.
     
  8. May 28, 2009 #7
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    i dont know what that part is then
     
  9. May 28, 2009 #8
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    change in temperature
     
  10. May 28, 2009 #9

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

    Yes. :smile:
     
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