# If 213 J raises a sample of water 8.2°C, what is the mass of the water?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 2, 2017

6.2 g

#### Explanation:

Use the formula

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

m = mass

C = specific heat capacity (for water, it is

ΔT = change in temperature

**Plug known values into the formula.**

The answer, expressed in 2 significant figures, is **6.2 g.**

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