# Question #431a4

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The final temperature of the olive oil will be

So, you know that you have a mass of olive oil, **55.0 g** to be precise, to which you add **877 calories** of energy in the form of heat.

A substance's specific heat tells you how much heat is needed to increase the temperature of *1 gram* of that substance by *1 degree Celsius*. Mathematically, the relationship between supplied heat and increase in a substance's temperature is

**2.19 cal/g C**;

So, in order to determine by how much the temperature of the olive oil increased, you must solve for

Since

The answer is rounded to three sig figs.