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A 55-g piece of copper wire is heated, and the temperature of the wire changes from 19.0C to 88.0C. The amount of heat absorbed is 343 cal. What is the specific heat of copper?

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ShelbsNCheese

Q = mass x specific heat x delta T 343 = 55.0 x specific heat ( 86.0 - 19.0 ) 343 = 3685 x specific heat specific heat = 0.0931 cal /g°C

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