Asked Jan 23, 2019

An unknown substance has a mass of 25.7 g. The temperature of the substance increases by 19.5 degrees Celsius when 46 cal of heat is added to the substance. What is the most likely identity of the substance? The table lists the specific heats of select substances.


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Specific heat of a particular substance is constant. It is calculated as the heat required to raise the temperature of 1 g of a substance by one degree celsius.

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Here we have to find the identity of the substance by measuring i...

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