Two substances, A and B, initially at different temperatures, come into contact and reach thermal equilibrium. The mass of substance A is 6.34 g and its initial temperature is 20.2 ∘C . The mass of substance B is 25.3 g and its initial temperature is 52.8 ∘C. The final temperature of both substances at thermal equilibrium is 46.2 ∘C.             If the specific heat capacity of substance B is 1.17 J/(g⋅∘C), what is the specific heat capacity of substance A?                 Express your answer in joules per gram per degree Celsius.

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Two substances, A and B, initially at different temperatures, come into contact and reach thermal equilibrium. The mass of substance A is 6.34 g and its initial temperature is 20.2 ∘C . The mass of substance B is 25.3 g and its initial temperature is 52.8 ∘C. The final temperature of both substances at thermal equilibrium is 46.2 ∘C.

 

          If the specific heat capacity of substance B is 1.17 J/(g⋅∘C), what is the specific heat capacity of substance A?                

Express your answer in joules per gram per degree Celsius.
 

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