Posted by jerry on .
An electric current heats a 225 g copper wire from 20.0 °C to 40.0 °C. How much heat was generated by the electric current? (ccopper = 0.093 cal/gm-deg)
physical science -
M*C*(change in T)=
225*.093*20 = ___ calories
This assumes that none of the heat was lost to the surroundings