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Offline troyquach

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We are reviewing specific heat in my AP Chem class right now and I am stuck on this question. Thanks guys! This is also my first post here so sorry if I screw anything up...

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I may just have figured it out... sorry for the inconvenience

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General error Specific heat homework question (AP chemistry)
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2019, 01:41:23 AM »
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specific heat in my AP Chem class
Generally students do error  with the sign
q lost ( exothermic ) should be negative
q gained (endothermic) should be positive
q (gained)= -q (lost) 

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I may just have figured it out... sorry for the inconvenience

In that case, it's always useful to post as well to help others :)

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