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23.6: General Questions

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    1. Your hot water temperature was probably lower than the boiling point for water.  Explain what may contribute to water boiling at a lower temperature than the standard boiling point for water.  

    2. Use a ratio to determine how many times greater the specific heat capacity of water is compared to the specific heat capacities of your metal samples.

    Example:

    \[\dfrac{\text{Water}}{\text{Gold}} = \dfrac{4186 J/kgC }{129 J/kgC} = \dfrac{32.4}{1} \nonumber \]

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