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Calculate the mass of the sample in grams

Question Description

A sample of ethanol (C2H5OH) was burned completely in a bomb calorimeter whose total heat capacity is 30.75 kJ/oC. The temperature of the calorimeter plus the contents increased from 25.6oC to 32.7oC.

Knowing that ethanol's heat of combustion is -3330 kJ/mol, calculate the mass of the sample (in g).

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