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    Quote Originally Posted by oliesteveo View Post
    here is another one 13080 btu were removed from 10 lbs of water at 218 degree f what would be the temp of the water
    Did you come up with this answer?

    Two hints:

    Specific heat of steam is 0.5 BTU/lb∙F

    and

    Latent heat of Vaporization is 965 btu/lb (change steam to water).
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    i used 144 and 970 btu for the change of state came up with10 degrees

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    Quote Originally Posted by oliesteveo View Post
    i used 144 and 970 btu for the change of state came up with10 degrees
    Correct.

    Nicely done.
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