Changes in Temperature & Specific Heat Video Lessons

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# Problem: A substance that heats up relatively quickly has aA) high specific heat capacityB) low specific heat capacityC) high or low specific heat capacityD) none of the above

###### FREE Expert Solution

We are required to state the effect of heat capacity on the temperature changes of a substance.

Heat:

$\overline{){\mathbf{Q}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{m}}{\mathbf{C}}{\mathbf{∆}}{\mathbf{T}}}$m is the mass, C is the specific heat capacity, and ΔT is the temperature change.

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###### Problem Details

A substance that heats up relatively quickly has a

A) high specific heat capacity
B) low specific heat capacity
C) high or low specific heat capacity
D) none of the above