Problem: A 34.22 g sample of a substance is initially at 282°C. After absorbing 2887 J of heat, the temperature of is 181.8°C. What is the specific heat (c) of the substance? 

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A 34.22 g sample of a substance is initially at 282°C. After absorbing 2887 J of heat, the temperature of is 181.8°C. What is the specific heat (c) of the substance? 

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