# chemistry

when 45g of an alloy is dropped into 100.0 g of water at 25c, the final temperature is 37c. what is the specific heat of the alloy

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1. heat lost by alloy + heat gained by water = 0
[mass alloy x specific heat alloy x (Tfinal-Tinitial)] + [mass water x specific heat water x (Tfinal-Tinitial)] = 0

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