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water equivalent w=cm . How can its unit be gram as c*m unit is cal/k

 water equivalent w=cm  . How can its unit be gram as c*m unit is cal/k

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Arun
25763 Points
4 years ago
In a specific reaction the quantity of heat that raises the temperature of some substance by some amount, the same quantity of heat can simultaneously raise the same temperature of a certain mass of water assuming the specific heat of water to be 1 calorie per gram. The mass of water is then termed as water equivalent

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