Problem: Which of the following (with specific heat capacity provided) would show the smallest temperature change upon gaining 200.0 J of heat?a. 50.0 g Al, CAl = 0.903 J/g°Cb. 50.0 g Cu, CCu = 0.385 J/g°Cc. 25.0 g granite, Cgranite  = 0.79 J/g°Cd. 25.0 g Au, CAu = 0.128 J/g°Ce. 25.0 g Ag, CAg = 0.235 J/g°C

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We are asked to choose which would show the smallest temperature change upon gaining 200.0 J of heat among the given choices.


Step 1: Write the equation dealing with specific heat, mass, and change in temperature.

Step 2: Explain the relationship between specific heat and change in temperature, and between mass and change in temperature.

Step 3: Identify the answer.


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Which of the following (with specific heat capacity provided) would show the smallest temperature change upon gaining 200.0 J of heat?

a. 50.0 g Al, CAl = 0.903 J/g°C

b. 50.0 g Cu, CCu = 0.385 J/g°C

c. 25.0 g granite, Cgranite  = 0.79 J/g°C

d. 25.0 g Au, CAu = 0.128 J/g°C

e. 25.0 g Ag, CAg = 0.235 J/g°C