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If a gram of water at sea level is heated from 37 degrees Celsius to 101 degrees. How much heat would be absorbed by the water?

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q = mass x specific heat x (Tfinal-Tinitial)

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4284.416. but what unit would it be in?

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The mass H2O is in grams in the problem. What unit did you use for specific heat? If calories/gram then q is in calories. If in joules/gram then q is in joules.

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