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a calorimeter contains12 gm of ice and 100 gm of water at 0 degre c .The water equivalent of the calorimeter is 25 gm .if 5 gm of steam is passed at 100 degre c in the calorimeter,then calculate the temperature of the mixture

a calorimeter contains12 gm of ice and 100 gm of water at 0 degre c .The water equivalent of the calorimeter is 25 gm .if 5 gm of steam is passed at 100 degre c in the calorimeter,then calculate the temperature of the mixture

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Apoorva Arora IIT Roorkee
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8 years ago
According to the law of conservation of heat.
Heat lost by the steam= Heat gained by ice and water.
To reach a common temperature, firstly the ice will melt, and heat required is:
=4008 joules
Now,
Therefore,
T=8.6 degree Celsius (approx.)

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Apoorva Arora
IIT Roorkee
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