# An 85.0 kg track runner is overheated, and has a core temperature of 42.0 ºC. If I couldlower this athlete’s body temperature back to 37.0 ºC by using their excess heat to boilwater at 100.0 ºC, how many g of water would I need to do this?a) 555.4 gb) 786.8 gc) 1127 gd) 629.5 ge) 1745 g this question has something to do with specific heatsomeone tried doing (42.0)(85.0x10^3)(42-37) but idk pls help !!

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An 85.0 kg track runner is overheated, and has a core temperature of 42.0 ºC. If I could
lower this athlete’s body temperature back to 37.0 ºC by using their excess heat to boil
water at 100.0 ºC, how many g of water would I need to do this?

a) 555.4 g
b) 786.8 g
c) 1127 g
d) 629.5 g
e) 1745 g

this question has something to do with specific heat

someone tried doing (42.0)(85.0x10^3)(42-37) but idk pls help !!

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Step 1

Given data:

Step 2

The heat given by track runner is equal to the heat absorbed by water.

Step 3

The specific heat of water is 4.18 kJ/kg-oC.

The specific heat of human body is 3.5 kJ/kg-...

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