Problem: An unknown mass of each substance, initially at 24.0˚C, absorbs 1950 J of heat. The final temperature is recorded. Find the mass of each substance: water (Tf = 32.2˚C, cwater = 4.18  J/(g•C))

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1950 J=mwater(4.18Jg·°C)(32.2°C-24.0°C)

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An unknown mass of each substance, initially at 24.0˚C, absorbs 1950 J of heat. The final temperature is recorded. Find the mass of each substance: water (Tf = 32.2˚C, cwater = 4.18  J/(g•C))

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