Chemistry I

In determining the heat capacity of a calorimeter, 50ml of water at 56*C is added to 50ml of water at 23*C. After about five minutes of mixing, the final temperature of the solution inside the calorimeter reached 37*C. Calculate the heat capacity of the calorimeter (J/*C-Joules per degree).

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