# An object with a mass of #30 g# is dropped into #50 mL# of water at #0^@C#. If the object cools by #20 ^@C# and the water warms by #80 ^@C#, what is the specific heat of the material that the object is made of?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 22, 2017

#### Explanation:

the heat gained from water (50 mL = 50 g) is the same than the heat given from the objec. Hence

Pay attention! It doesn't exist any solid object whose specific heat is bigger than water's one

Moreover sperimentally you should considered the effect of the container