# An object with a mass of #50 g# is dropped into #300 mL# of water at #0^@C#. If the object cools by #80 ^@C# and the water warms by #5 ^@C#, what is the specific heat of the material that the object is made of?

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Jun 25, 2016

Specific heat of the material that the object is made of is

#### Explanation:

Let the specific heat of the object of mass

Heat gained by water (assuming container has not gained any heat) is

Hence