# Problem: Which of the following substances (with specific heat capacity provided) would show the greatest temperature change upon absorbing 100.0 J of heat? a) 10.0 g Ag, CAg = 0.235 J/g°C b) 10.0 g H2O, CH2O = 4.18 J/g°C c) 10.0 g ethanol, Cethanol = 2.42 J/g°C d) 10.0 g Fe, CFe = 0.449 J/g°C e) 10.0 g Au, CAu = 0.128 J/g°C

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Which of the following substances (with specific heat capacity provided) would show the greatest temperature change upon absorbing 100.0 J of heat?

a) 10.0 g Ag, CAg = 0.235 J/g°C

b) 10.0 g H2O, CH2O = 4.18 J/g°C

c) 10.0 g ethanol, Cethanol = 2.42 J/g°C

d) 10.0 g Fe, CFe = 0.449 J/g°C

e) 10.0 g Au, CAu = 0.128 J/g°C

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