A 19.78 g piece of nickel (specific heat of nickel = 0.444 J/g oC) was heated to 103.5 oC and then plunged into a beaker containing 87.9 grams of water at 14.7 oC. Determine the final temperature of the metal after the system attains thermal equilibrium. (the specific heat of water is 4.184 J/g oC)
A. 59.1 oC
B. 44.4 oC
C. 16.8 oC
D. 12.5 oC
E. 55.6 oC
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