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Q = cm t (raising water temperature -- answer given looks wrong)

  1. Apr 16, 2015 #1
    Hey ya'll my question reads:
    Use the formula Q = cmt to show that 300 cal are requited to raise the temperature of 300g of water from 22 degrees C to 30 degrees C. For the specific heat capacity c, use 1 cal/g degrees C.

    now i dont see how this math adds up, doesnt that equal 2400?

    Thanks in advance!
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 16, 2015
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 16, 2015 #2
    It seems like you are right. Assuming you wrote the problem as it is in the source.
     
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