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A hot iron horseshoe (mass = 0.340 kg) which has just been forged, is dropped into 1.71 L of water in a 0.310 kg iron pot initially at 19.3oC. If the final equilibrium temperature is 24.8oC, calculate the initial temperature of the hot horseshoe (in Celsius).

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