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When 1g of baked potato is burnt in a calorimeter having a heat capacity of 350 J the temperature rises by 10 degrees celsius. determine the heat content of atypical baked potato having amass of 120g. Give your answer in both Kj Kcal.

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  1. heatcontent/gram=350J/C*10C

    heatcontent potato= 120*350*10 Joules

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