# Problem: To raise 232 g of an unknown liquid from 15°C to 60°C, 17.9 kJ of energy are required. What is the specific heat capacity, Cs, of the liquid? A) 5.41 J/(g ∙ °C)         B) 1.71 J/(g ∙ °C)         C) 3.48 J/(g ∙ °C)         D) 1.10 J/(g ∙ °C)

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To raise 232 g of an unknown liquid from 15°C to 60°C, 17.9 kJ of energy are required. What is the specific heat capacity, Cs, of the liquid?

A) 5.41 J/(g ∙ °C)

B) 1.71 J/(g ∙ °C)

C) 3.48 J/(g ∙ °C)

D) 1.10 J/(g ∙ °C)

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