Temperature changes and heat
q = m × C × ΔT
When the temperature of water changes (ΔT) a change in heat
energy (q) accompanies it. The amount of energy from heat gained
or lost is dependent on the amount of water (mass in grams) and
water's specific heat capacity (4.184 J/g·K or 4.184 J/g·°C).
Sample problems are randomly generated when you press the "New
Problem" button. If you are unsatified with any of the problems
click the "New Problem" button at any time.
was produced by Professor George Wiger of California State University
- To begin, click "New Problem" and a question will appear to the right of the button.
- IMPORTANT: Put the correct value into the answer cell and click "Check Answer."
- The results on the problem and a running total will appear in the second table.
- If you miss a problem three (3) times, clicking "Show Answer" will display the complete solution and you will no longer be able submit an answer for that problem. If you click "Show Answer" prior to answering incorrectly three times the answer will NOT be displayed.