Submitted by mengar90 on Thu, 08/12/2021 - 02:27
Submitted by ShaunDychko on Mon, 08/16/2021 - 16:06
kcal is a unit of energy, and yes you're correct that it's 4184 joules, but note the units. The comparison is between two different units for energy: kcal vs. J, not kcal vs J / kg C.
Hope this helps,