# An object with a mass of 32 g is dropped into 250 mL of water at 0^@C. If the object cools by 160 ^@C and the water warms by 12 ^@C, what is the specific heat of the material that the object is made of?

Jul 4, 2016

0,586 kcal/kg K

#### Explanation:

Ms x Cps x deltaT s = Mw x Cpw X deltaTw

Cps= 0,25 Kg x 1 Kcal/kg K x 12 K /( 0,032 kg x 160 K) = 0586 Kcal/kg K