Problem: The specific heat of copper metal is 0.385 J/g K. How many joules of heat are necessary to raise the temperature of a 1.42-kg block of copper from 25.0 °C to 88.5 °C? A) 3.47 x 104 J B) 34.7 J C) 2.34 x 105 J D) 8.46 J

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The specific heat of copper metal is 0.385 J/g K. How many joules of heat are necessary to raise the temperature of a 1.42-kg block of copper from 25.0 °C to 88.5 °C?

A) 3.47 x 104 J

B) 34.7 J

C) 2.34 x 105 J

D) 8.46 J

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