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Calculate the amount of heat required to heat 80 grams of water from 10 to 53°C. The specific heat capacity for water is 4.184 J/g°C.

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    It takes 4.184 J to heat 1 g of water 1 degree C. How much to heat 80 g water 1 degree C?
    Then how much to heat 80 g water (53-10) degrees C?

    You can also look at the units. You know 4.184 = J/gC Solve this algebraically with your known g (number of grams) and your known C (change in degrees C). solve for J.

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