posted by Kelly .
A 40.0g sample of an unknow, yellowish-brown, pure metal was heated to 62degrees Celcius and put into a coffee cup calorimeter containing 85.0g of watera at 19.2 degrees Celcius. The water was heated by the hot metal to a temperature of 21.0 degrees Celcius. What is the specific heat of the metal? Is it possible that the metl is gold?