# A student measures the following data in a calorimetry experiment designed to determine the specific heat of aluminum: Initial temperature of water and calorimeter: 70.0°C Mass of water: 0.400 kg Mass of calorimeter: 0.040 kg Specific heat of calorimeter: 0.63 kJ/kg · °C Initial temperature of aluminum: 27.0°C Mass of aluminum: 0.200 kg Final temperature of mixture: 66.3°C Use these data to determine the specific heat of aluminum. Explain whether your result is within 15% of the value listed in Table 11.1.

### College Physics

11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305952300

### College Physics

11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305952300

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