# How much heat is absorbed by a 2000 kg granite boulder as energy from the sun causes its temperature to change from 10°C to 29°C?

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Apr 24, 2017

#### Answer:

3.002 MJ

#### Explanation:

Heat absorbed,

Where, m= mass,

C= specific heat capacity. Assume

Hence,

(Note: For difference of temperature, Celsius degrees and Kelvin are interchangeable, as the interval for both scales is the same.)

Then we have,

Apr 24, 2017

Apply the equation

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