Question #52846

Would a fishing sinker dropped into an ice-covered lake reach the temperature of the lake water more quickly if the sinker was made of iron or lead? Use

your data on the specific heats of these metals to explain your answer.

(Assume the sinkers have a starting temperature of 37 degrees C and have the same shape and mass.)

your data on the specific heats of these metals to explain your answer.

(Assume the sinkers have a starting temperature of 37 degrees C and have the same shape and mass.)

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Kevin03.11.15, 03:30Would a fishing sinker dropped into an ice-covered lake reach the temperature of the lake water more quickly if the sinker was made of iron or lead? Use

your data on the specific heats of these metals to explain your answer.

(Assume the sinkers have a starting temperature of 37 degrees C and have the same shape and mass.)

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