Problem: The specific heat of aluminum is 0.900 J/g • °C. How many joules of heat are absorbed by 15.0 g of Al if it is heated from 20.0°C to 60.0°C?a. 270 Jb. 2.40 Jc. 540 Jd. 812 Je. 0.000117 J 

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The specific heat of aluminum is 0.900 J/g • °C. How many joules of heat are absorbed by 15.0 g of Al if it is heated from 20.0°C to 60.0°C?

a. 270 J

b. 2.40 J

c. 540 J

d. 812 J

e. 0.000117 J 


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