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Homework Help: AP Physics

Posted by Sasami on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 11:59pm.

A student found an unknown substance. In an effort to identify the thermal properties of the substance, she isolated a specimen of 47 gram, and applied 290 J of heat energy to the specimen. If she measured the temperature of the specimen changed from 20 C to 25.7 C, what is the specific heat of the unknown substance?

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