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A metal object with a mass of 19g is heated to 96 degrees celcius, then transfered to a calorimeter containing 75 g of water at 18 degrees celcius. The water and metal object reach a final temperature of 22 degrees celcius. What is the specific heat of this metal object?

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  1. Note the correct spelling of celsius.

    [mass metal x specific heat metal x (Tfinal-Tinitial)] + [mass H2O x specific heat H2O x (Tfinal-Tinitial)] = 0
    Substitute and solve for specific heat metal which is the only unknown in the above equation.

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  2. 0.87J/g*C

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