# An object with a mass of #60 g# is dropped into #900 mL# of water at #0^@C#. If the object cools by #40 ^@C# and the water warms by #16 ^@C#, what is the specific heat of the material that the object is made of?

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Mar 6, 2016

Specific heat of the material that the object is

#### Explanation:

In such cases heat lost by one equals heat gained by other. Heat lost / gained is given by product of mass

Let the specific heat of the mass of

900mL of water means

Hence

Hence, specific heat of the material that the object is