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Homework Help: Integrated Physics and Chemistry

Posted by Kaitlin on Monday, March 21, 2011 at 11:18am.

A 5.0-gram sample of gold and a 5.0-gram sample of iron both absorb exactly 25 calories of energy. The specific heat of gold is 0.03 cal/g°C. The specific heat of iron is 0.11 cal/g°C. Which of the following statements is true?

A) The gold sample will experience a greater increase in temperature.
B) The iron sample will experience a greater increase in temperature.
C) Both samples will experience the same increase in temperature.

How would i figure this one out?

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