# An object with a mass of #21 g# is dropped into #400 mL# of water at #0^@C#. If the object cools by #150 ^@C# and the water warms by #14 ^@C#, what is the specific heat of the material that the object is made of?

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Feb 19, 2016

#### Answer:

The heat energy lost by the object is the same as the energy gained by the water, or

#### Explanation:

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Work this out:

**This is a ridiculously high outcome**, as no known material has a specific heat this high. Probably a

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