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How much heat is required to raise the temperature of 250.0 g of mercury 52ºC? The specific heat of mercury is 0.14 J/(gºC).

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  1. Heat required = M * C * (delta T)
    = (Mass)*(Specific heat)*(temperature change)
    = 250 * 0.14 * 52 = 1820 Joules.

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  2. Thank you so much! You helped me get an A! :D

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  3. how did u got 0.14?

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  4. 0.14 is the specific heat of mercury

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  5. The answer is 54,340 J. The incorrect answer in 1,800

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  6. Yes that the answer, 1820 j

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