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A student drops a 0.33-kg piece of steel at

42 °C into a container of water at 22 °C. The student also drops a

0.51-kg chunk of lead into the same container at the same time.

The temperature of the water remains the same. (a) Was the temperature of the lead greater than, less than, or equal to 22 °C?

Explain. (b) What was the temperature of the lead?

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