# How many grams of silver are needed to absorb 1.00 kJ of energy changing the temperature 33.0 C to 41.8°C?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 14, 2017

473.5 grams

#### Explanation:

q = heat energy (joules)

m = mass (grams)

c = specific heat (

In this case:

q = 1 KJ = 1000 J

m = ?

c = 0.24

1000 = (m)(0.24)(8.8)

1000 = (m)(2.112)

m = 473.5