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countrygirl1431

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The specific heat of gold is 0.031 calories/gram°C. If 10.0 grams of gold were heated and the temperature of the sample changed by 20.0°C, how many calories of heat energy were absorbed by the sample? 6.2 calories 0.016 calories 6,451 calories 0.062 calories

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  1. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    `The specific heat of gold is 0.031 calories/gram°C.` It takes 0.031 calories to rise the temperature of 1 gram of gold by 1 degree celsius

  2. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    so how many calories does it take to rise the temperature of 10 grams of gold by 20 degree celsius ?

  3. countrygirl1431
    • one year ago
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    0.62

  4. ganeshie8
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    0.031*10*20 = ?

  5. countrygirl1431
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    6.2

  6. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    Yep

  7. countrygirl1431
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    thanks now would that be how you would do every problem like this?

  8. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    Yes, if you know the specific heat, you can work the heat required to rise the temperature by any degrees

  9. countrygirl1431
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    ok thanks

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