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A plastic container with a mass of 30 grams gains 1,140 joules of heat. If the temperature of the container increases 20°C, what is the specific heat of the plastic in the container?

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    q = mass x specific heat x delta T
    1140 = 30 x sp.h. x 20
    Solve for sp.h.

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