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The specific heat of silver is 0.057 calories/gram°C. If 10.0 grams of silver were heated and the temperature of the sample changed by 20.0°C, how many calories of heat energy were absorbed by the sample?

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    heat in = specific heat * mass * change in temp
    heat in = .057 * 10 *20
    = 5.7 * 2 = 11.4 calories

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