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Would it be more efficient to warm your bed on a cold night with a hot water bottle that contains 1kg of water at 50c with a 1kg gold bar at 50c? Why?

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    Which has more stored heat? Ans: the one with the highest heat capacity.

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    dont understand the answer, the question does not say which one has the most stored heat, just the amount of each and temp of each

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    The answer still is the same. Calcualte the heat stored in the 1 kg water and 1 kg gold and you will know which can produce the most heat to the bed.
    q = mass x specific heat x T

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