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The latent heat of vaporization of ethanol is 200 calories/gram. This means that _____.

a) about 200 calories of heat must be added to 1 gram of ethanol to change its temperature
b) about 200 calories of heat must be added to 1 gram of ethanol to convert it from a solid to a liquid
c) about 200 calories of heat must be added to 1 gram of ethanol to convert it from a liquid to a gas

How do I figure this one out?

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    How do you figure this out?

    Learn what the heat of vaporization is:

    http://www.physlink.com/education/askexperts/ae93.cfm

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    Okay, thank you.

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