# 25.0 g of mercury is heated from 25°C to 155°C, and absorbs 455 joules of heat in the process. What is the specific heat capacity of mercury?

##### 1 Answer
May 16, 2016

$\text{Heat Capacity at constant pressure, C } = \frac{\Delta Q}{\Delta T \cdot g}$

#### Explanation:

$C = \frac{455 \cdot J}{130 \cdot K \cdot 25.0 \cdot g}$ $=$ ??*J*K^-1*g^-1