How would you rank these substances from highest to lowest using specific heat values: silver, water, sodium, wood, copper, glass?

1 Answer
May 9, 2017

Answer:

Water>Wood>Sodium>Glass>Copper>Silver

Explanation:

The specific heat values as kJ/(kg*K) are provided below (I provided two significant figures only):

Silver (0.23), water (4.21) at 4 degrees Celcius, sodium (1.21), wood (2.0), copper (0.39), glass (0.84).

Your rank from the hşghest to the lowest:

Water>Wood>Sodium>Glass>Copper>Silver

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