We are asked which object has a greater heat capacity.
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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