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Distinguish between a calorie and a Calorie.

Conceptual Physics | 12th Edition | ISBN: 9780321909107 | Authors: Paul G. Hewitt ISBN: 9780321909107 29

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Problem 12RQ

Distinguish between a calorie and a Calorie.

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Answer : Step 1: They are both units of energy, but the dietary Calorie (note the use of uppercase 'C') equals 1000 'physics' calories. Step2: The physics calorie represents an amount of energy needed to raise (or lower) one gram of liquid water by one centigrade degree.

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Chapter 15, Problem 12RQ is Solved
Textbook: Conceptual Physics
Edition: 12
Author: Paul G. Hewitt
ISBN: 9780321909107

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