Problem: Two solid objects, A and B, are placed in boiling water and allowed to come to temperature there. Each is then lifted out and placed in separate beakers containing 1000 g water at 10.0 oC. Object A increases the water temperature by 3.50 oC; B increases the water temperature by 2.60 oC.Which object has the greater heat capacity?        

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Two solid objects, A and B, are placed in boiling water and allowed to come to temperature there. Each is then lifted out and placed in separate beakers containing 1000 g water at 10.0 oC. Object A increases the water temperature by 3.50 oC; B increases the water temperature by 2.60 oC.

Which object has the greater heat capacity?        

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