# A 0.200-kg aluminum cup contains 800. g of water in thermal equilibrium with the cup at 80.°C. The combination of cup and water is cooled uniformly so that the temperature decreases by 1.5°C per minute. At what rate is energy being removed? Express your answer in watts.

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A 0.200-kg aluminum cup contains 800. g of water in thermal equilibrium with the cup at 80.°C. The combination of cup and water is cooled uniformly so that the temperature decreases by 1.5°C per minute. At what rate is energy being removed? Express your answer in watts.

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Step 1

Given,

Step 2

Rate at which energy is removed is known as Power. Rate of removal of energy can be calculated as,

Step 3

By plugging in the g...

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