# How much heat is needed to raise the temperature of 50 g of a substance by 15°C when the specific heat is .92 J/g-°C?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 21, 2017

#### Answer:

690 J

#### Explanation:

Use the formula

q = heat absorbed or released, in joules (J)

m = mass

C = specific heat capacity

ΔT = change in temperature

**Plug known values into the formula.**

**690 joules of heat energy are needed.**