Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
← 55 members online
 0 viewing
How can you tell what a metal is or its atomic weight just by knowing the specific heat.
 one year ago
 one year ago
How can you tell what a metal is or its atomic weight just by knowing the specific heat.
 one year ago
 one year ago

This Question is Closed

Jemurray3Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The specific heat is approximately \[C = 3Nk_B = 3 n R\] so you can find the number of moles in a sample: \[ n = \frac{C}{3R} \] If you know the mass of the sample (say, M) then the molar mass is just \[ \frac{M}{n} = \frac{3MR}{C} \]
 one year ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.