Posted by **moe** on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 4:19pm.

if 158 grams of silver at a temperature of 98.5 degrees celcius is placed in a styrofoam cup of 85 grams of water at 13 degrees celcius, what would the final temperature of the water be in two minutes

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**DrBob222**, Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 4:27pm
mass Ag x specific heat Ag x (Tfinal-Tinitial) + mass H2O x specific heat water x (Tfinal-Tinitial) = 0

Substitute the numbers and solve for the only unknown, Tfinal. However, I don't know that this will occur in two minutes.

By the way, note the correct spelling of celsius.

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