Problem: Two solid objects, A and B, are placed in boiling water and allowed to come to the temperature of the water. Each is then lifted out and placed in separate beakers containing 1000 g water at 10.0°C. Object A increases the water temperature by 3.50°C; B increases the water temperature by 2.60°C. (a) Which object has the larger heat capacity?

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Two solid objects, A and B, are placed in boiling water and allowed to come to the temperature of the water. Each is then lifted out and placed in separate beakers containing 1000 g water at 10.0°C. Object A increases the water temperature by 3.50°C; B increases the water temperature by 2.60°C. (a) Which object has the larger heat capacity?

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