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# Problem: A sample of calcium carbonate [CaCO3 (s)] absorbs 45.5 J of heat, upon which the temperature of the sample increases from 21.1oC to 28.5oC. If the specific heat of calcium carbonate is 0.82 J/goC, what is the mass (in grams) of the sample? A. 0.20 B. 5.0 C. 7.5 D. 410 e. 5.0 x 103

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A sample of calcium carbonate [CaCO3 (s)] absorbs 45.5 J of heat, upon which the temperature of the sample increases from 21.1oC to 28.5oC. If the specific heat of calcium carbonate is 0.82 J/goC, what is the mass (in grams) of the sample?

A. 0.20
B. 5.0
C. 7.5
D. 410
e. 5.0 x 103

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