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how much heat enrgy must be taken in 24 gram of water to reduce the temperature of 7 degrres celcius

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  1. To reduce temperature, heat energy must be removed, not "taken in".

    Do you mean that you want to reduce the temperature BY 7 degrees? To reduce a temperature "OF 7 degrees" doesn't make sernse. Reduce it to what?

    In this case, the amount that must be removed is
    M*C*(deltaT) = 24*7 = 168 calories
    since the specific heat C of water is 1.00

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