# An object with a mass of #120 g# is dropped into #640 mL# of water at #0^@C#. If the object cools by #48 ^@C# and the water warms by #8 ^@C#, what is the specific heat of the material that the object is made of?

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Mar 21, 2016

#### Explanation:

Given: An object with mass,

Object initial and final temperatures:

Water volume,

Water initial and final temperature:

Physics Principle of Heat: Heat Loss from the Object is equal to Heat gained by water, at **equilibrium**.

Heat Loss

Heat Gain

Solve for