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A sample of metal has a mass of 1.75 kg and a specific heat of 0.115 cal/g oC. What is the temperature change of the metal after 625 calories of heat are added?

My answer is 3 oC.
Just want to make sure is right and my equation is set up right.

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    Why are you throwing away the rest of the number? I'm sure they showed on your calculator but you ignored them. You're allowed 3 places and you reported only 1.
    My answer is 3.10559 which I would round to 3.11 to three s.f. Your set up must be ok.

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