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1)A piece of metal with a mass of 5.50 grams changed in temperature from 25 to 55 degrees celsius when 21.3 joules was absorbed. What is the specific heat of the metal?

a)0.256
b)0.129
c)3.91
d) 7.75
e)0.710 Jg^-1 C^-1

I chose 7.75 because I did 5.50/21.3 and then multiplied by 30.

2)Which of the following equations represents a reaction for which the delta H can be called a standard enthalpy of formation, delta Hf?

a) FeO(s) + CO2(g) -> FeCO3(s)
b) 1/2 N2(g) + 2 O(g) -> NO2(g)
c) 2 Na(s) + Cl2(g) -> 2 NaCl(s)
d) Ba(s) + N2(g) + 3 O2(g) -> Ba(NO3)2(s)

e) more than one of the four equations above are standard enthalpies of formation.

I chose answer e.

Are these correct?

  • Chemistry(Please check) -

    1.
    21.3 = mass x sp.h. x delta T
    sp.h. = 21.3/(5.50*30) is not 7.75.

    2.
    I agree with d.

  • Chemistry(Please check) -

    Ok for number one i got 0.129 and for number 2 did you mean that my answer choice of e was correct or that just equation d is correct? Thank you for your help!!

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