In an experiment, 22.5 g of metal was heated to 98.0°C and then quickly transferred to 150.0 g of water in a calorimeter. The initial temperature of the water was 26.0°C, and the final temperature after the addition of the metal was 32.5°C. Assume the calorimeter behaves ideally and does not absorb or release heat. a. What is the value of the specific heat capacity (in J/g•°C) of the metal?     J/g•°C

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In an experiment, 22.5 g of metal was heated to 98.0°C and then quickly transferred to 150.0 g of water in a calorimeter. The initial temperature of the water was 26.0°C, and the final temperature after the addition of the metal was 32.5°C. Assume the calorimeter behaves ideally and does not absorb or release heat.
 
a. What is the value of the specific heat capacity (in J/g•°C) of the metal?
     J/g•°C 
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Given :

Mass of metal (M1) = 22.5 g

T = 98.0°C

Mass of water (M2) = 150 g

Initial temperature of the water = 26.0°C,

The final temperature ...

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