This is a problem we did in lab that dealt with measuring specific heat.
Please provide answers along with solutions to the following questions.
These problems mainly deal with specific heat capacity.
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A. What is the energy gained by water? Include measurement uncertainty?
B. What is the energy gained by the cup? Include measurement uncertainty?
C. What is the Energy lost by the block? Include measurement uncertainty?
D. What is the specific heat of the block? Include measurement uncertainty?
The solution gives the calculations of an experiment to determine the specific heat of the material of a block by calculating the amount of heat given and taken by the substances when they are mixed and then to find the specific heat.