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How many calories are in a timed burned frito chip?

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Calorimetry-Fritos Anabel Castro Chemistry III IB Planning A Research question: How many calories are in a timed burned frito chip? Hypothesis: If a frito chip is burned for 3 minutes then it's calories will be more than that of a frito chip burned for a longer amount of time because there will be less calories in a burned chip than a non-burned chip because there will be less chip to measure. ...read more.

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will be burned for. (Dependant): Calories measured (Controlled): Type of can, amount of water in can, type of chips Planning B Materials: * 3 Frito chips * Tongs * 3 empty cans of soda * Lighter * Weighing plate * upright stand * timer Method: * Weigh 3 frito chips individually. ...read more.

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Have timer ready! Burn chip for 3 minutes. * Let frito chip cool. Discard soda can. Once the frito chip is cooled, record the mass of the frito chip. * Repeat burning of frito chips for at least two more trials. Use a new can and frito chip for every trial. Add one minute of burning time for each new trial. ...read more.

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