# chem

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Calculate the specific heat (\rm{J/g \; ^\circ C}) for a 21.5 g sample of a metal that absorbs 685 J when temperature increases from 42.1^\circ C to83.2^\circ C.

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q = mass metal x specific heat metal x (Tfinal - Tinitial).
Solve for the one unknown in the equation.