The enthalpy of combustion of benzoic acid (C6H5COOH) which is often used to calibrate calorimeters, is −3227 kJ/mol. When 1.366 g of benzoic acid was burned in a calorimeter, the temperature increased by 2.361◦C. What is the overall heat capacity of the calorimeter? The overall heat capacity includes the calorimeter hardware and the water that is in it. Answer in units of kJ/◦C
You use the equation [q=CDeltaT] with C= the specific heat capacity.
Start with writing a balanced equation.
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