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"Calorie is the heat required to raise the temp. of water through 1 degree from 14.5C to 15.5C" is it that only 14.5C-15.5C is the range for the heat to be called 1 calorie?

"Calorie is the heat required to raise the temp. of water through 1 degree from 14.5C to 15.5C"
is it that only 14.5C-15.5C is the range for the heat to be called 1 calorie?

Grade:10

1 Answers

Aman Bansal
592 Points
11 years ago

Dear student,

One calorie is the approximates the energy needed to increase the temperature of 1 kilogram of water by 1 °C. irrespective of the temperature.

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