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Theloshua
 one year ago
A 20 gram piece of metal is added to a sample of 100 grams of water inside a calorimeter. If the metal is at a temperature of 5° Celsius and the water is at 20° Celsius, which of the following best describes what will occur inside the calorimeter?
Theloshua
 one year ago
A 20 gram piece of metal is added to a sample of 100 grams of water inside a calorimeter. If the metal is at a temperature of 5° Celsius and the water is at 20° Celsius, which of the following best describes what will occur inside the calorimeter?

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Theloshua
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The final temperature of the water will be 15 degrees Celsius The energy gained by the metal equals the energy lost by the water The final temperature of the water will be higher than the initial temperature The temperature lost by the water will equal the temperature gained by the metal

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Well we can cross off c, the metal is colder then the water so the water will go down in temperature not up

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2We also know that it can't be D, this is because there is different masses involved and there will different heat capacities therefore the temperature lost and gained will not equal each other Do you have an idea of which one it is between a and b?

Theloshua
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I thought it would be a....

Theloshua
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I knew c couldnt be right...

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The thing with that answer though is that we don't know the metal and therefore we don't have the heat capacity for it

Theloshua
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im also realizing d isnt an option either XD

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Sorry it froze for a minute there

Theloshua
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why does it matter? It's not asking a calorimetry equation...

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The answer is b because qgained=qlost Where q represents the energy

Theloshua
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh, cauz it adjusts and equals out to the same temperature?

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yes they will have the same end temperature but it's not nessicarily the half way point between them

Theloshua
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0*sighs* Im confused...

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The energy lost by the water is the same as the energy gained by the metal. Both the water and metal will end at the same temperature. It could be any number between 20 and 5 depending on the conditions of the reaction and unless you know all conditions you can't specifically say a temperature and chances are it's not going to be the half way point between the two temperature so it won't be 7.5 Celcius

Theloshua
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhhhh, and theres no way of calculating that without knowing what the metal is?

Theloshua
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okayyyyyy thats so simple haha, i feel stupid now. Your amazing!!! :*

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2It's no problem at all and don't feel stupid I thought NaOH was apparently a salt when I know it's a base because I was thinking NaCl, so you're not stupid at all

Theloshua
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0haha, thats a more intelligent slip up then mine :D

Theloshua
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0may I ask where your experience is from? Like how do you know this stuff?

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I'm going into my third year as a chemistry major

Theloshua
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhhh, okay, thats cool, idk how you do chemistry constantly... :p you find it fun?

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I absolutely love chemistry it's the one thing that clicked with me in high school, this first semester back I have 30 hours of chem a week so I get to do a bunch of really fun labs that a lot of people would rather bang their head against the wall instead of do but I find them fun

Theloshua
 one year ago
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 one year ago
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 one year ago
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Theloshua
 one year ago
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taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
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Theloshua
 one year ago
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taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
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Theloshua
 one year ago
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taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
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