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.

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