Answer to Question #55939 in General Chemistry for jocelyn
qspent = qgained, metal
(mass) (Δt) (Cp, metal) = qspent
47.6 cal equalls to 199.2 J of heat
Δt = 76.5-25.0 = 51.5 °C
(Cp, metal) = 199.2/(10.0x51.5) = 0.387 J g¯1 °C¯1
b) Using the reference data, it is found that this specific heat corresponds to a Copper (Cu)
Answer: 0.387 J g¯1 °C¯1; Cu
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why is it copper for section b?