Question #61c84

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Oct 11, 2017

Answer:

Gold will have the highest final temperature.

Explanation:

This is tricky because one's intuition sees #Mg# and predicts since it's relatively light in molar terms, it will "heat up" the most. However, this question requires a good understanding of what molar heat capacity means.

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In English, this table means that if I input #10J# of energy (read: heat) into each of the masses of metal in question, the one present in the least amount of MOLES will have the largest change in temperature, and by extension highest final temperature.