# An object with a mass of #125 g# is dropped into #750 mL# of water at #0^@C#. If the object cools by #70 ^@C# and the water warms by #3 ^@C#, what is the specific heat of the material that the object is made of?

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Mar 2, 2016

#### Explanation:

Specific heat Capacity is a measurement of the amount of energy needed to change the temperature of 1 Kg of the material by

The name given to this energy type is Joules and has the symbol

Known:

Specific heat of water is 1

The relevant association is

Let

For the object we have:

For the water we have:

Giving: