# How do you calculate specific heat capacity?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 26, 2015

It is determined experimentally.

#### Explanation:

**Specific Heat capacity** by definition is the quantity of heat (or energy) needed to raise the temperature of

Therefore, it is determined experimentally.

However, there is a relationship between the specific heat capacity

where,

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