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What is the specific heat (J/g∙°C) of a metal object whose temperature increases by 3.0°C when 17.5 g of metal was heated with 38.5 J?

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The specific heat capacity (c) in J/goC is calculated as shown below where Q, m, and ΔT are the heat, mass of the substance, and the change in the temperature of the system.

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