specific heat of combustion?? help 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data Chemical Properties of gasoline components Using C5 to C10 hydrocarbons, conduct an experiment to determine the effect of one property of the hydrocarbon on the specific heat of combustion. 2. Relevant equations 3. The attempt at a solution The problem is that I don't understand what this question is asking for. My teacher said the experiment is not needed... but how do I "determine the effect of one property of the hydrocarbon on the specific heat of combustion."... Any hints or suggestions are greatly appreciated.