# How much heat does it take to raise the temperature of 9.0 kg of wood from 12°C to 97*C?

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The specific heat of wood is 1.68 kJ/kg•°C.

The specific heat of wood is 1.68 kJ/kg•°C.

##### 1 Answer

Oct 21, 2016

#### Answer:

1285.2kJ

#### Explanation:

Heat energy = mass x specific heat capacity x temperature difference

Heat energy = 9.0 x 1.68 x (97-12)

Heat energy = 9.0 x 1.68 x 85

Heat energy = 1285.2kJ