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How many calories of heat do you need if you want to raise the temperature of 310 g of gasoline from 17.0°C to 24.0°C? Specific heat of gasoline is 0.40 cal/g·°C.

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  1. q needed = [mass gasoline x specific heat gasoline x (Tfinal-Tinitial)
    Substitute and solve for q.

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