Given the specific heat of water, find the molar heat capacity of water

The specific heat of water is 4.18 J/goC. Calculate the molar heat capacity of water.

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4.18J/gC * (18.02g/mol) = 75.3J/molC

think about the problem - look at the units of specific heat (J per g per oC) - particularly the 'per g' part. You just need to know what the value would be for 1 mole of water, so find what 1 mol of water weighs and the answer should be evident

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