Problem: A coffee-cup calorimeter contains 150.0 g of water at 25.2 oC . A 123.0-g block of copper metal is heated to 100.4 oC by putting it in a beaker of boiling water. The specific heat of Cu(s) is 0.385 J/g. The Cu is added to the calorimeter, and after a time the contents of the cup reach a constant temperature of 30.2 oC .Determine the amount of heat, in J, lost by the copper block.

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A coffee-cup calorimeter contains 150.0 g of water at 25.2 oC . A 123.0-g block of copper metal is heated to 100.4 oC by putting it in a beaker of boiling water. The specific heat of Cu(s) is 0.385 J/g. The Cu is added to the calorimeter, and after a time the contents of the cup reach a constant temperature of 30.2 oC .

Determine the amount of heat, in J, lost by the copper block.

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