# Science

When taking a bath, we use approximately 450 lbs of water. How much heat, measured in British Thermal Units (BTU) is required to heat the water from 60 degrees Fahrenheit to 104 degrees Fahrenheit?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 132
1. I do not know the specific heat of water in obsolete units of BTU/(pound deg F). You do, use it in

BTU heat input = Specific heat of water * 450 pounds * (104-60) degrees

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by Damon

## Similar Questions

1. ### Chemistry

One mole of carbon (12.0 g) in the form of crystalline graphite is burned at 25 ◦ C and 1.000 atm pressure to form CO2(g). All of the heat produced is used to heat a 4560 g bath of liquid water, originally at 25 ◦ C. What is

asked by Sam on October 7, 2012
2. ### Physics

Which provides more cooling for a styrofoam cooler, one with 10 lbs of ice at 0 degrees C or one with 10 lbs of ice water at 0 degrees C. Explain. qice=mass*heat of fusion. qH2O=mass*specific heat x delta T However, you aren't

asked by Erica on November 21, 2006
3. ### Chemistry

One mole of carbon (12.0 g) in the form of crystalline graphite is burned at 25 ◦ C and 1.000 atm pressure to form CO2(g). All of the heat produced is used to heat a 4560 g bath of liquid water, originally at 25 ◦ C. What is

asked by Austin on October 7, 2012
4. ### Math

Karen wanted to find out how much waster was used when taking a bath and when taking a show. Karen found the dimensions of the tub filled with enough water to take a bath was 1.7 meters x 1 meters x 0.46meters and that the shower

asked by Precious on January 22, 2017
5. ### math

A quart is approximately sixty cubic inches. A cu. ft of water weighs approximately sixty pounds. Therefore, a quart of water weighs, approximately, A. 2 lbs. B. 3 lbs. C. 4 lbs. D. 5 lbs.

asked by Ldtmot on August 2, 2014
6. ### Math

Julie wants to find out how much water was used when taking a bath and when taking a shower. Julie found the dimensions of the tub filled with enough water to take a bath was 48 inches x 38 inches x 16 inches and that the shower

asked by shewanna on January 22, 2017
7. ### Chemistry

I am lost about where to start on this. "The idea comes to mind to put some hot rocks in your frozen bath water. What mass of rocks at 220 degrees Celsius needs to be added to 500.0L of frozen bath water at 0 degrees celsius to

asked by James on February 17, 2012
8. ### Math

A quart is approximately sixty cubic inches. A cubic feet of water weighs approximately sixty pounds. Therefore, a quart of water weighs approximately A. 2 lbs B. 3 lbs C. 4 lbs D. 5 lbs

asked by Jordyn on August 8, 2018
9. ### Chemistry

How much boiling water would you need in order to raise the bath to body temperature (about 37)? Assume that no heat is transferred to the surrounding environment. Imagine that your water heater has broken, but you want to take a

asked by Bella on November 4, 2010
10. ### Chemistry

How much boiling water would you need in order to raise the bath to body temperature (about 37)? Assume that no heat is transferred to the surrounding environment. Imagine that your water heater has broken, but you want to take a

asked by Bella on November 4, 2010

More Similar Questions