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A chemical reaction in a bomb calorimeter evolves 3.86 kJ of energy in the form of heat. If the temperature of the bomb calorimeter increases by 4.17 K, what is the heat capacity of the calorimeter?

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    3860 = Ccal x delta T.
    Substitute and solve for Ccal.

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    311 J/K

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