# An object with a mass of #90 g# is dropped into #750 mL# of water at #0^@C#. If the object cools by #30 ^@C# and the water warms by #18 ^@C#, what is the specific heat of the material that the object is made of?

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Mar 20, 2016

Keep in mind that the heat the water receives is equal to the heat that the object loses and that heat is equal to:

Answer is:

#### Explanation:

Known constants:

The heat that the water received is equal to the heat that the object lost. This heat is equal to:

Therefore: