Posted by **Tom** on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 8:17pm.

It takes 9.00 to raise the temperature of an 8.60 piece of unknown metal from 22 to 25.0. What is the specific heat for the metal?

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 8:26pm
heat=mass*specificheat*changeintemp

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**Tom**, Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 8:29pm
Thanks bob, I've got the formula down, I'm now stuck on the equation. 9J=(8.60g) (X) (3.00 degrees celsius)

How do I solve this equation?

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**Tom**, Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 8:32pm
I think i got it. Is the answer 0.348837209?

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