We are asked to explain the difference between heat capacity and specific heat capacity.
The specific heat capacity (c) of a substance, commonly called its “specific heat,” is the quantity of heat required to
raise the temperature of 1 gram of a substance by 1 degree Celsius (or 1 kelvin)
Explain the difference between heat capacity and specific heat capacity.
Frequently Asked Questions
What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?
Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Heat Capacity concept. You can view video lessons to learn Heat Capacity. Or if you need more Heat Capacity practice, you can also practice Heat Capacity practice problems.