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Physics - Calorimetry

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Suppose you took a 22.68-gram chunk of metal and heated it to 95.8 oC. Then you put it in 41.04 grams of water at 24.9 oC and the system reached a final temperature of 38.1 oC. Calculate the specific heat of the metal, assuming a perfectly insulated container.

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Heat lost by the metal piece = mass x specific heat x change in temperature

= 22.68 x specific heat ...

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