posted by Josh on .
How much energy would be needed to warm 1.5 L of water from 25 °C to 50 °C? The specific heat capacity of water is 4186 J/kg/°C.
A liter is 1 kilogram of water
4186 J /(kg degC) * (50-25)deg C * 1 kg
= 104,650 Joules