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is there a difference between heat capacity and specific heat capacity, or are they the same thing?

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    go to this page (world wide web)physchem (dot)co (dot) za (forward slash) Heat (forward slash) Specific (dot) htm

    the things in parathensis is because i cannot post it as the link.

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    thanks, atudent acc.

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    Http://www.physchem.com.za/heat/specific.htm


    Heat capacity is the total amount of heat that can be stored, specific heat capacity is the amount of heat stored per unit mass.

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    Per unit time.

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