Use the concept of calorimetry to determine the specific heat of benzene

Recall that *Q or heat *can be calculated as:

It takes 11.2 kJ of energy to raise the temperature of 145 g of benzene from 23.0°C to 68.0°C. What is the specific heat capacity of benzene?

A) 5.25 J/(g • °C)

B) 1.72 J/(g • °C)

C) 3.48 J/(g • °C)

D) 1.14 J/(g • °C)

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