# Problem: Which sample is most likely to undergo the smallest change in temperature upon the absorption of 100 kJ of heat?a) 15 g waterb) 15 g leadc) 50 g waterd) 50 g lead

###### FREE Expert Solution

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• c for lead = 0.128 J/(g•oC)
• c for water = 4.18 J/(g•oC)

for same q:

• Higher mass, m and higher specific heat capacity, c → lower ΔT
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###### Problem Details

Which sample is most likely to undergo the smallest change in temperature upon the absorption of 100 kJ of heat?
a) 15 g water