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Homework Help: chemistry

Posted by Jena on Monday, September 27, 2010 at 9:47pm.

I am in need of help about this specific heat question.

A 100.0g sample of aluminum released 1680 calories when cooled from 100.0 degrees C ti 20.0 degrees C. What is the specific heat of the metal?

I tried setting it up:


1680 cal
________________________
100.0 (100.0 *C- 20.0 *C

i don't believe i set it up correctly.

thank you for your help!!

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