The relation between heat absorbed by the system and the temperature change can be represented by the equation below :
Since we are looking for specific heat, we isolate Cp. Divide both sides by temperature change and mass.
A piece of unknown solid substance weighs 437.2 g, and requires 8460 J to increase its temperature from 19.3°C to 68.9°C.
What is the specific heat of the substance?
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